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A Commonwealth Gold Winner, Who Wants To Leave Sports Due To Our Apathy

Abinash Mishra

October 11th, 2015

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Nidhi Singh, a Powerlifting Champion & rising star who have represented and made India proud many times with her accolades, is waiting for her turn to get the recognition and financial support.

NIDHI, Winner of 05 Gold Medal in “4th Commonwealth Powerlifting Championship, England-2011”
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Winner of Gold Medal in Asian Bench Press Championship-Oman 2015
Runner up of Strong Woman Asian Championship-2015

Winner of Silver Medal in Bench Press Asian Powerlifting Championship-Manila 2010
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Winner of Bronze Medal in Asian Powerlifting Championship-Hong Kong  2015
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Winner of Bronze Medal in Asian Bench Press Powerlifting Championship- Taiwan 2011 apart from many National level achievements.

Family

She Comes from an extremely poor family of a Village ( Pachewara) in Mirzapur District of UP. Her father, Girija Prasad Singh is a retired Fourth grade employee and her coach is Sh. Kamala Pati Tripathi from same village.

Press

Nidhi has so far won 6 gold, 1 silver and 2 bronze in international events, and 5 gold, 2 silver and 3 bronze in national events. It is very unfortunate that even after having done a lot for Nation, she has to arrange her deposit fee for the participation in each such events Every time in form of donation without a single penny help of federation, State or Central government or any private sponsors. Failing which, She has been deprived to participate many times.There were instances as well where she could not participate because of insufficient funds.

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It is very unfortunate that even after having done a lot for Nation, she has to arrange approximately Rs. 150000/- in form of donation to deposit the fee for the participation in each such events. Failing which, she has been deprived to participate many times.There were instances as well where she could not participate because of insufficient funds.It is here by requested to get this post rolling so that it can reach to the right person at right time. Individuals help is also Solicited. Contact her coach-9412457865. Now her next event is “Commonwealth Powerlifting Championship-2015” which is going to be held in Canada between 1st to 5th December for that She needed Rs. 245000 to deposit with federation and some more amount for her kit and diet etc. Due to poverty she is not able to take proper food also. Please help her and thus India, by spreading the message.

Your support will be very much appreciated.

We are thinking some permanent help form State or Central Government which she deserves.
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