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Prashanti Singh

Prashanti Singh (born 5 May 1984, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh) is a shooting guard for the Indian national women's basketball team. She is first basketball player in India conferred with National Civilian Award Padma Shri in 2019.She has been honoured with the Arjuna Award by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of India in 2017. She has also been awarded with the prestigious Rani Laxmi Bai Bravery Award 2016-17 in the field of sports by Government of Uttar Pradesh. Prashanti represented the national team at 2006 Commonwealth Games, 16th Asian Games in Guangzhou, China in 2010 and 17th Asian Games in Incheon 2014. Her sisters Divya Singh, Akanksha Singh, and Pratima Singh, have also represented the Indian national women's basketball team. Another sister, Priyanka Singh, is a National Institute of Sports basketball coach. Together they are also known as Singh Sisters. Prashanti joined the Indian Women's Basketball Team in 2002 and soon became its captain. She played as captain in 3rd Asian Indoor Games which were held in Vietnam on 30 October – 8 November 2009 where the team won a Silver medal. Prashanti won Gold Medal in South Asian Beach Games at Sri Lanka in 2011. Prashanti Singh is most decorated woman Basketball player in India. She is one of the top four A grade player of India.


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