Divya Singh

Divya Singh

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Divya Singh Profile

  • Name:
  • Divya Singh
  • Born:
  • July 21, 1982
  • Education:
  • Bachelor’s degree in physical education and degree in Sports Management at University of Delaware in Newark

  • Awards:
  • Century Sports Award by Century Sports Club in 2004

    Best Player Award in Senior UP State Championship in Kanpur in 2002

    Award for Outstanding Player from Lucknow Basketball Association in 2002

    Outstanding Player Award from Vice Chancellor of the Benaras Hindu University at Varanasi in 2002

    Outstanding Player Honor by Udai Pratap Autonomous College in Varanasi Old Student’s Association in 2006

  • Achievements:
  • Gold Medal in 53rd Senior National Basketball Championship in 2003

    Bronze Medal in 20th Federation Cup Basketball Championship in 2003

    Silver Medal in 55th Senior National Basketball Championship in 2005

    Silver Medal in 21st Karp Impex Federation Cup Basketball Championship in 2005

    Silver Medal in R. Vaikuntam Cup Basketball Championship for Women in 2005

    Silver Medal in 56th Senior National Basketball Championship in 2006

    Silver Medal in 22nd Federation Cup Basketball Championship in 2006

    Silver Medal in 57th Senior Basketball Championship in 2006-07

    Winner in Pool-B at FIBA Asia Championship for Women in 2007 in South Korea

    Gold in First Phuket International Invitational Basketball Championship in 2006 in Thailand

    Silver in 20th Asian Basketball Confederation Championship for Senior Women in 2005 in Japan

    Bronze in Port Dickson International Invitational Basketball Championship for Senior Women in 2005 in Malaysia

Divya Singh Biography

Divya Singh is an Indian sportswoman who served as the former captain of India Women’s National Basketball team. She led the Indian team in the Commonwealth Games held in 2006 in Melbourne and is considered to be one of the best women basketball players in India.

Divya Singh was born on 21st July 1982 in Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh in India. She has four sisters Priyanka Singh, Prashanti Singh, Akanksha Singh and Pratima Singh who are also basketball players. Pratima Singh is currently serving as the captain and Prashanti Singh and Akansha Singh as the members of the India Women’s National Basketball team.

Divya Singh completed her schooling from Rajershi Shishu Vihar in Uday Pratap College and R.M.K.B.I. College at Varanasi. She joined Banaras Hindu University for completing her bachelor’s degree in physical education and completed her higher studies in Sports Management at the University of Delaware in Newark in US.

In 2006, she received the Outstanding Player Honor by Udai Pratap Autonomous College in Varanasi and was hailed as the Best Player in the 21st Karp Impex Federation Cup Basketball Championship.

She has won many gold, silver and bronze medals in national sporting events. She has been a successful coach of many colleges in Delhi that includes St. Stephen’s College and Jesus and Mary College. She is working as the Coach of U16 Indian Men Basketball team and Delhi Women Basketball team.

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Updated: September 27, 2017

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