LIMAYE Shireen < Back  
Sport Netball
CGA India   
Gender Women
Born 13 Feb 1990
Height1.77 m
Weight 62 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Pune, IND
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? She took up basketball at age five and started playing netball in 2009.
Name of coach Panchali Tatke
Coach from which country? India
Coach from what year? 2008
Training Regime As a basketball and snooker player also, she has a varied training program. “It’s not that difficult to play snooker. Besides, basketball and netball are almost similar,” she said. She devotes two hours in the morning to snooker and three hours for basketball at the PYC courts in the evening, six days a week.
International Debut
Year 2009
Competing for India
General Interest
Hobbies Listening to rock music, watching Hollywood movies. (mobilepaper.timesofindia.com, 31 Dec 2009)
Hero / Idol Her mother Suvarna and her elder brother Animesh. (timesofindia.indiatimes.com, 26 Dec 2009)
Sporting philosophy / motto "Women today have the power to achieve, and there's no holding them back in any field. They should live their dreams and achieve it as well." (mobilepaper.timesofindia.com, 31 Dec 2009)
Other sports She is a national junior basketball player and national billiards/snooker competitor. (mobilepaper.timesofindia.com, 31 Dec 2009, punekar.in, 10 Dec 2009)
Famous relatives Her mother Suvarna is a former state basketball player, and her elder brother Animesh is a national level player. Suvarna's husband, Vijay Limaye, was a national swimmer. (timesofindia.indiatimes.com, 26 Dec 2009)
Other information NETBALL NOT FIRST CHOICE
If it came to a situation where she would have to choose between basketball, netball and snooker, she would opt for basketball. “I've been playing basketball since the age of five. It is my first choice,” she said. (punekar.in, 10 Dec 2009)