Mamta Kharab

Mamta Kharab

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Mamta Kharab Profile

  • Name:
  • Mamta Kharab
  • Born:
  • January 26, 1982

Mamta Kharab Biography

Mamta Kharab is a former Indian hockey player, who served as the captain of women’s national team. Her most memorable match is 2002 Commonwealth Games Final, when she scored the winning goal to give her team ‘gold medal’. Now she is working in Haryana police as a Deputy Superintendent of Police. For her overall contributions towards the field of sports, especially hockey, Government of India honoured him with Arjuna Award. When Bollywood film, Chak De India was made modelling on India’s women team, the character of Komal Chautala was based on Mamta Kharab.

 

Mamta Kharab was born on 26 January 1982, Rohtak, Haryana as the daughter of Kamla and Haripal. Her father is a primary school teacher. She completed her schooling from Senior Secondary School Rohtak, Haryana. She had 5 siblings, and as she belonged to a lower middle class family, her father had to face a lot of hardships to financially support the big family. Sporting ambitions paved way to success, and she along with two sisters are best examples. Her two sisters -Poonam and Sushma have also played hockey at the national level. Sushma now plays for railways.

 

Mamta was a member of National hockey team which won National (U-21) Tournament, New Jersey in 1999. She played Olympic Qualifying Tournament at Milton Keynes the following year, though couldn’t qualify. Same year her team finished with Bronze Medal at 3rd Junior Asia Cup, Kuala Lumpur. She has been a part of the national team which won Bronze medal at 1st Championship Challenge Trophy, Johannesburg in 2002, Gold Medal at 17th Commonwealth Games, Manchester in 2002, Gold Medal at 5th Asia Cup, New Delhi in 2004, Silver medal at 18th Commonwealth Games, Melbourne in 2006 etc.

Published: February 15, 2019

Updated: February 15, 2019

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