Sanjivani Jadhav

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Sanjivani Jadhav
Women 5000M Bronze Medalist Sanjivani Jadhav.jpg
Personal information
Nationality India
Born (1997-07-12) 12 July 1997 (age 21)
Nashik, India
Education University of Pune[1]
Height 1.54 m (5 ft 1 in)
Weight 39 kg (86 lb)
Sport
Sport Athletics
Event(s) 5000 m, 10,000 m

Sanjivani Baburao Jadhav (born 12 July 1996) is an Indian long-distance athlete at 5000m and 10,000m. She won a bronze medal at 5000m at the 2017 Asian Athletics Championships.

Life

Jadhav was born in Nashik which is a city in Maharashtra.[2] She attended Bhonsala Military School where she combined her ambition for sport with that of becoming a civil servant.[3] She was identified as an outstanding athlete and supported by SportsNest who nurture sports athletes. In 2013 she won three medals at the 1st Asian School Athletics Meet. She came second in the 2016 Delhi marathon.[2]

She is coached by Vijender Singh who trained Kavita Raut. In 2017 she won a bronze medal at the Asian Athletic games in Odisha during the 2017 Asian Athletics Championships – Women's 5000 metres.[4] She was fifth in the Women's 10,000 metre at the same event.

References

  1. ^ 2017 Universiade bio
  2. ^ a b "Athletes". sportsnest.org. Retrieved 2017-07-13. 
  3. ^ "Silver-winning Sanjeevani Jadhav from Maharashtra at Olympiad wants to become civil servant". dna. 2013-12-08. Retrieved 2017-07-13. 
  4. ^ "Sanjivani Jadhav: Another middle-distance star emerges from Nashik". The Indian Express. 2017-07-07. Retrieved 2017-07-13. 
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