KUMARI Sahana < Back  
Sport Athletics
CGA India   
Gender Women
Born 06 Mar 1981
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Family Husband BG Nagaraj, daughter Pavana
Residence Bangalore, IND
Occupation Athlete, Coach
Languages English
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? She began taking part in different sports, including high jump, during her school days.
Why this sport? She was encouraged to take up the sport by her school and her father taught her how to high jump.
General Interest
Most influential person in career Her mother Yashoda, her husband BG Nagaraj, and Purushotham Poojray, physical education director at Gokarnanatheshwara College. (archives.deccanchronicle.com, 01 Sep 2013; daijiworld.com, 27 Jun 2012)
Awards and honours In 2017 she received the Rajyotsava Award in India for her services to sport. (timesofindia.indiatimes.com, 31 Oct 2017)

In 2013 she won the Ekalavya Award in India. (deccanchronicle.com, 01 Sep 2013)
Famous relatives Her husband BG Nagaraj has competed in athletics at national level in India.(deccanchronicle.com, 01 Sep 2013)