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Anahat Singh: The performance of Indian athletes in the Commonwealth Games was commendable. Many medals came in India’s account. India finished fourth with 22 gold medals. Along with this, the players of India won 32 silver and 34 bronze medals. Indian women players showed a great performance. Many women athletes including Mira Bai Chanu, PV Sindhu, Nikhat Zareen, Anshu Malik and Sakshi Malik brought laurels to India. One name was very much discussed among the athletes involved in the Commonwealth Games 2022. Even though she could not bring any medal for India in the Commonwealth Games, she definitely won the respect of the people. Talking here is about Anahata Singh, the youngest participant from India’s side in the Commonwealth Games. Anahata Mahat is only 14 years old and a student of class 9th. India’s 14-year-old athlete reaching the Commonwealth Games held in Birmingham is a matter of pride for the country. Let’s know about Anahata Singh.
Who is Anahata Singh?
Anahata Singh is a 14 year old sportsperson from Delhi. Anahata Singh is a squash player who participated for India in this year’s Commonwealth Games held in Birmingham. Anahata has many achievements and medals to her name. Anahata won the gold medal at the British Open in the year 2019. At the same time, in 2020, he won a silver medal at the British and Malaysia Junior Open.
Anahata Singh Biography
Squash player Anahata Singh was born on 13 March 2008 in Delhi. His father’s name is Gursharan Singh who is a lawyer by profession. Anahata’s mother’s name is Tani Singh and she is an interior designer. Anahata is currently studying. She is a student of class 9th. Also a player.
When and why did Anahata start playing squash?
Anahata started playing badminton at the age of just 6 years. Anahata, who was interested in sports since childhood, later started playing squash, and her love for the game grew. During that time, Anahata used to go to play with her sister. His sister is also involved in sports. Once Anahata’s sister had gone to West Bengal to attend a tournament. Anahata also reached with her sister. From here his interest in squash grew.
During an interview, Anahata told that after seeing badminton player PV Sindhu, she also started playing badminton. She considers PV Sindhu as her role model. Anahata has won medals at the international level even before joining the Commonwealth Games. Anahata, who has won many tournaments, had raised India’s pride by winning the gold medal in the British Open. At the same time, he also performed well in the Commonwealth Games.