Deepa Malik (30 September 1970) is an Indian athlete who has received a silver medal in shot place F-53 Classification with life span private ideal overall performance of 4.61 meters at Rio Summer Paralympics 2016 producing her very first Indian female at any time to earn a medal at Paralympics games. She has also won gold in F 53/54 Javelin event at the para athletic Grand Prix held in Dubai in 2018 and is presently in the entire world amount a single in the F-53 class. She has participated in Raid De Himalayas which is just one of the hardest motor sports activities in India. It contains eight ongoing days of driving and 1,700-km drive in sub-zero temperatures which included a climb to 18,000 feet (5,500 m).
Daughter of a veteran Infantry Colonel BK Nagpal, wife of veteran Colonel Bikram Singh and mom of two grownup daughters, Deepa is the 1st paraplegic Indian woman biker, swimmer, automobile rallyist, entrepreneur, and motivational speaker. She is a paraplegic, paralyzed from the midsection down. She has braved 183 stitches concerning shoulder bladders and 3 spring and tumor surgeries in the previous 14 a long time. Deepa was identified with a spine tumor at the age of 8, her restoration took 3 several years. In 1999, when her husband was in Kargil her tumor relapsed and the health professionals were being left with no other selection but to operate, she was in coma for 25 times. After the surgical procedures, it took almost 6 yrs of physiotherapy to get ready her to start her profession as a swimmer and then as a para-athlete. Today, she has about 53 nationwide medals (47 gold, 5 silver, 2 bronze) and 13 intercontinental medals in various activity together with swimming, javelin throws, and shot place. She retains 4 Limca World records. She is the 1st paraplegic to receive rally license for rally motor vehicle and also obtain an official rally license from Federation Motor Sports Club of India (FMSCI). She is the only Indian lady to acquire medals in 3 consecutive Asian Para Game titles and set a New Asian Document in Asian Para Game titles 2018
She started using the sport seriously at the age of 36. At the age of 45. she is the oldest member of the country’s Paralympics video games. She is the receiver of Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award, President Position Design Award, Arjuna Award, Padma Shri Award, To start with Women Award – Ministry of Women & Baby Improvement, and quite a few much more. She is also the ‘Clean India’ brand ambassador for NMDC (National Mineral Progress Corporation).
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- study new artwork or hobbies
- pursue to enthusiasm,
- create your competencies,
- find out your expertise,
- begin a new venture/ profession,
- enlighten your spirit,
- start off the perform you adore.
It can be never much too late for a new commencing in our existence or to begin once again in actuality, for every little thing.