Sapna Punia Biography, Age, Height, Personal Life, Physical measurements, Achievements, Controversies & Net Worth

Sapna Punia Biography: Sapna Punia is a female race walker hailing from Jaipur, Rajasthan. She is known for representing India at the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics. She has a national record in the 20 km walk which she achieved at the 2015 National Games with a time of 1:40:35.70.

Sapna Punia Early Life: 
Sapna was born on 2nd January, 1988 in the city of Jaipur. She studied in a government school but then took admission in a Private school after she started competing in sports at the State level.

Sapna Punia Personal Life:

Husband: Anil Poonia

Sapna married at the age of just 17 and soon gave birth to her child at the age of 18. Along with that Sapna continued her studies and after completing her studies she got a job in Rajasthan Police as a constable in the year 2008.

She has a small family consisting of her husband and her son who is 12-years-old and herself. Sapna gives a lot of credit behind her success today as she got support from everyone mainly coming from her husband.



Sapna Punia Professional Life: 

Idol- Shri Ram (800m category sprinter)
Rio Olympics Qualification- Asian Race walk event in Japan.
Personal Best- 1:35:26 in 20 Km race walking event.

It was her husband Anil Poonia who insisted her to take sports as it would help her get fast promotions at the job. Sapna started training at the police station campus and her intense training gave her what she deserved. Within 6-7 months of training, Sapna won a gold medal at the All India Level in Race walking event. Sapna was then promoted to the post of Head Constable . It was her husband and the additional Senior Police Ram Singh Shekhawat, who helped her in training. Sapna who was an expertise in 10 km race walking was introduced to the 20 km race walking category during the National games. Sapna won the National games and that was her qualification for the Asian Championships in Japan. Sapna’s timing of one hour, 35 minutes, 36 seconds in finishing fourth in the women’s 20km walk at the Asian Race walking Championships in Japan  was enough after the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) lowered the qualification marks. After that she went to Poland one month prior to the Rio Olympics for training.  She then competed in the 20 km walk at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil but could not finish. Sapna has participated in various International Games meet.

Sapna Punia Personal Details:
Date of Birth- 2  January, 1988
Age (as of 2019)- 31 years old
Gender- Female
Birthplace- Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
Complexion- White
Zodiac sign- Capricorn
Nationality- Indian
Hometown- Jaipur
Nick name- Sapna Sapna
School- Not Known
College- Not Known
Occupation-  Track & Field
Event- Race Walker
Net worth- Not Known
Qualification- Not Known
Religion- Hinduism
Ethnicity- Not Known
Sexual Orientation- Straight
Hobbies- Spending time with family and travelling
Tattoo – NO
Smoking-  NO

Physical Measurements:
Height- 5′ 2” (157 cms)
Weight (approx.) – 53 Kgs (117 lbs)
Eye Color- Black
Hair Color- Black


  • She competed in the Women’s 20 kilometres walk event at the 2015 World Championships in Athletics in Beijing, China.
  • She set a national record in the 20 km walk at the 2015 National Games with at time of 1:40:35.70.
  • Represented India at the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics.

Net Worth:
Sapna is a sub-inspector in the Rajasthan Police and receives the salary from the government. However, her net worth is not revealed.

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