|Birth name||Pooja Khanna|
|Born||19 November 1990|
|Disability||Poliomyelitis (Right Leg)|
|Achievements and titles|
|Paralympic finals||Represented (2016)|
|Highest world ranking||41 (2018)|
Early life & education[edit | edit source]
She was suffered from polio as a child, wanted to become an athlete but after talking other athletes she turned into archery. She was born to a Khatik (dalit) family and during her training faced discrimination and untouchability.
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Pooja Khanna on WorldArchery
References[edit | edit source]
- "Pooja". World Archery. Retrieved 27 June 2018.
- Wells, Chris (9 September 2016). "Meet Pooja: India's 1st Paralympic archer". World Archery. Retrieved 21 July 2019.
- "Discrimination, Disability, and Dreams: Pooja Khanna Overcame All Odds To Win". The Logical Indian. 18 December 2016. Retrieved 21 July 2019.