Divya Kakran is an Indian wrestler player and was born on March 2nd, 1998 in Muzzafarnagar, Uttar Pradesh.
Divya Kakran Wrestler Biography
|Birthplace||Muzzafarnagar, Uttar Pradesh|
|Date of Birth||2nd, July 1998|
|Age||24 years old (as of 2022)|
|Fathers Name||Surajvir Sain|
|Mothers Name||Sanyogita Sain|
|Marital Status||Engaged ( Sachin Pratap)|
|Siblings||Dev Sain, Deepak Sain|
Divya Kakran Early Life:
Divya Kakran also known as Divya Sain was born on 2nd July 1998. Divya Sain was born at Purbaliyan, Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh.
Divya Kakran did her education at Sarvodaya Kanya Vidyalaya, Delhi. Divya’s interest in sports was from an early age. As she also attended Noida College of Physical Education for Physical Education and Sports Science (BPES). Later on, she went to Chaudhary Charan Singh University, Meerut for her higher education.
Divya Kakran Professional Life:
Divya Kakran’s dream of becoming a wrestler all started with her father’s dream. Divya Kakran’s father, Surajvir Sain came to Delhi to pursue his career in wrestling. After trying for a few months in the capital, he failed to become a wrestler and returned back to his village.
From the age of 8, Divya Kakran started wrestling, and from the very beginning she competed against her brother, Dev Sain
Indian freestyle wrestler, Divya Kakran has won 60 medals to date, including 17 gold medals in the Delhi state Championship. Divya Kakran is also an 8x times winner of the Bharat Kesari title.
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Divya Kakran Commonwealth Games 2022:
Divya participated in the 2017 Commonwealth Wrestling Championships held in Calcutta and emerged as a winner.
After winning her first commonwealth championship, Divya Kakran saw an ultimate downfall as she lost in the first round at Wrestling Federation of India trails for the tournament. as she thought defending her gold will be just a dream.
Although, Divya made a comeback at the 2022 Commonwealth World Championship trials as she emerged as the first-round winner and was qualified for the 68kg weight category and will look forward to the upcoming Commonwealth Games 2022.
Divya Kakran Family:
Divya Kakran’s father’s name is Surajvir Sain and her mother’s name is Sanyogita Sain. Divya’s father wanted to become a wrestler and moved to Delhi but things didn’t work out and he came back to the village and started selling milk. Later, Surajvir started to make langot (A cloth piece that Indian male wrestlers wear during wrestling)
Divya’s mother, Sanyogita Sain is the one who stitches langot and helps in the family’s small business. Divya Kakran has two siblings, Dev Sain and Deepak Sain.
Divya Kakran Records and Achievements:
- In the 2017 Asian Wrestling Championship, Divya Kakran won a silver medal in the 69 kgs category.
- In the same year, Divya also won the gold medal in the 68 kg category at the All India University Championship.
- At Senior National Championship, Divya Kakran bagged a gold medal in the 68 kg category.
- In her first Commonwealth Wrestling Championship in 2017, Divya Kakran won the gold medal in the 69 kg weight category.
- In the 2018 Asian Games, Indian wrestler Divya Kakran finished third place in the 68 kg weight category held in Jakarta Palembang.
- In her first commonwealth games appearance in 2018, freestyle wrestler Divya Kakran won the bronze medal in the 68 kg category.
- In the 2019 Asian Wrestling Championship, Divya Kakran finished third in the 68 kg category.
- In 2020, Divya Kakran was awarded Arjuna Award.
Divya Kakran Controversy:
- After winning the bronze medal at the Asian Games 2019 in the 69 kg event in women’s wrestling, Divya Kakran criticized Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal for providing zero help during her preparation for the Asian Games.
- In the 2013 world championship held in Serbia, according to the media reports, during the match, Divya Kakran’s opponent punched her and was banned for two years.
Divya Kakran Unknown Facts:
- In 2017, when Divya Kakran won a gold medal at the national level, her father, Surajvir Sain who sells langot as financial income was selling langots outside the stadium when Divya was competing.
- In 2019, Wrestler Divya Kakran started working as a senior ticket checker on Indian Railways.
- In the 2013 world championship, Divya Kakran got into a fight against a Russian wrestler during the match and as result, the opponent was banned for two years.
- To date, Divya Kakran has won 60 medals, including 17 gold medals in the Delhi state Championship and many more state competitions.
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Divya Kakran Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Divya_Kakran