Priyanka Goswami Biography:
Priyanka Goswami is an Indian woman racewalker and represents India in 20 Kilometer race walk. she was born on Sunday, March 10, 1996, in Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh, India. Her father Madanpal Goswami is a Bus conductor and his mother Anita Goswami is a homemaker.
She has a young brother Kapil Goswami is a former national level boxer, currently doing a private job as her father got suspended from his job in 2011. In 2007, during her schooling days, she was interested in gymnastics and later, switched to athletics because of prize bags available to successful competitors.
She then competed in the district-level competition as soon as she switched to athletics. She gained her domination in the race walk and won 60 medals at Junior, Senior and National meets and still running strongly.
In these 60 medals, 2 silver medals came at a national level in 2017-18 and 1 gold medal in the all-India railway competition in 2018. She also participated in Asian Walk Championship held in Japan and World Walk Championship held in Italy.
Priyanka Goswami All Wiki Biography:
|Real Name||Priyanka Goswami|
|Event||20 kilometres race walk|
|Coach/Mentor (s)||Gaurav Tyagi|
|Date of Birth||March 10, 1996 (Sunday)|
|Age (as in 2020)||26 Years|
|Birth Place||Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh, India|
|Hometown||Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh, India|
|School||Kanohar Lal Girls School|
|College||B K Maheshwari Inter-college, Meerut|
Priyanka then joined training at the Sports Authority of India, Bengaluru in 2015. Later, in 2018, she joined the Indian Railways as a clerk through the sports quota.
In 2021, Priyanka Goswami qualified for her debut summer games at the Tokyo Olympics 2021 after winning the 20 km race walking with a national record timing of 1:28.45 seconds at the 8th National and International Race Walking Championships 2021.
Physical Stats & More
|Height (Approx)||164 cm (in Centimeters) |
1.64 m (in meters)
5’4” (in feet inches)
|Weight (Approx)||48kg (in kilograms)|
105 lbs (in pounds)
|Parents||Father: Madanpal Goswami|
Mother: Anita Goswami
|Siblings||Brother: Kapil Goswami|