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Swapna Barman Age, Height, Boyfriend, Family, Biography & More

Swapna Barman

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Bio/Wiki
Real NameSwapna Barman
ProfessionProfessional Athlete
Famous ForBagging Gold medal at the Asian Games 2018
Swapna Barman after winning Gold at Asian Games 2018
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 160 cm
in meters- 1.60 m
in feet inches- 5’ 3”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 50 kg
in pounds- 110 lbs
Figure Measurements (approx.)32-28-32
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Athletics
EventHeptathlon
Coach/MentorSubhash Sarkar
Swapna Barman with her coach
Personal Life
Date of Birth29 October 1996
Age (as in 2017) 21 Years
BirthplaceJalpaiguri, West Bengal
Zodiac sign/Sun signScorpio
NationalityIndian
HometownGhospara Village, Jalpaiguri, West Bengal
CollegeCharuchandra College, Kolkata
Educational QualificationNot Known
ReligionHinduism
Relationships & More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Family
Husband/SpouseN/A
ParentsFather- Panchanan Barman (Rickshaw Driver)
Mother- Basana (Worker at Tea Estate)
Swapna Barman's Family
Siblings4 (Names Not Known)
Favourite Things
Favourite SportspersonUsain Bolt
Favourite SingerLata Mangeshkar

Swapna Barman

Some Lesser Known Facts About Swapna Barman

  • Does Swapna Barman smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Swapna Barman drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • She comes from a financially unsound family. Her family’s financial problems increased when her father suffered a stroke in 2013 and is bedridden since then.
  • The athlete is said to have 6 toes in each of her foot. As per the reports, she faced problems due to her 6 toes because she could not afford an extra wide running shoe.

    Swapna Barman having 12 nails

    Swapna Barman having 12 nails

  • In an interview, she revealed that she runs her household by the money she gets by winning the prize money.
  • She was sponsored by the ‘GoSports’ Foundation through the ‘Rahul Dravid Athlete Mentorship Programme’ and also a financial aid was provided by ONGC with a regular stipend.
  • She was given a scholarship of ₹1.5 Lakh in 2016 for the recognition of her success.
  • Swapna ranked first in the Heptathlon at the 2017 Asian Athletics Championships held at Kalinga Stadium, Bhubaneswar.

  • During the 2017 Asian Athletics Championships, Swapna got unconscious during the final event of 800 meters in which she stood fourth.
  • In 2017, she also won gold at the Patiala Federation Cup. The athlete is said to have broken many of her own records.
  • At the 2018 Asian Games held in Jakarta, Indonesia, Swapna bagged women’s heptathlon gold (consisting: 100m, High Jump, 200m, Shot Put, Javelin Throw, Long Jump, and 800m), rising the medal tally of India’s gold in the Asian Games. She became the first Indian Heptathlete to win a gold in Asian Games.

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  • She was appreciated nationwide for winning a gold at the Asian Games 2018, despite having a nagging toothache.

    Swapna Barman while performing at the Asian Games 2018

    Swapna Barman while performing at the Asian Games 2018

  • After her win, her family celebrated her victory with great pomp and show. Everybody distributed sweets on Ghospara (her village) to celebrate the first gold of West Bengal in Heptathlon in Asian Games.

  • Even the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi congratulated Swapna for bringing gold in Heptathlon in Asian Games.

  • In 2018, after signing a deal with Hima Das (sprinter), Adidas announced to render its service to make customized shoes for the first Indian Gold Medalist Heptathlete at the Asian Games 2018. Swapna visited Adidas lab in Germany and the brand provided her with 7 pairs of customized high-performance shoes.
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