Bhawna Jat Bio

Bhawna Jat is an In Indian Athlete- a race walker who is best known as the former Indian national record holder for women’s 20 kilometres race walk at 1 hour 29 minutes 54 seconds set in February 2020. She began her career in sports in 2010 when her physical education trainer Mr Hiralal Kumawat introduced her to sports. She also began her senior career in 2016 during the National Inter-state Championships in Hyderabad where she completed her race at 1:52:38s.

Bhawna is the first Indian female athlete in this category to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics. She also held the record for the fastest Indian female in this category until Priyanka Goswami broke it on 13 February 2021.

 Bhawna Jat Bio
NameBhawna Jat
ProfessionIndian Athlete
Employed asIndian Railways as a ticket collector in 2016 at Howrah, West Bengal
Personal Information
Date of Birth3rd January 1996
Age (as in 2021)25 Years
BirthplaceRajsamand District, Rajasthan
Zodiac signCapricorn
HometownKabra Village, Rajsamand district, Rajasthan
Educational QualificationsUndergraduate 
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)5'3" (162 cm, 1.62 m)
Weight 58 kg
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourNatural Black
Family and Relationships
ParentsFather- Shankarlal Jat (farmer)
Mother- Nosar Devi (homemaker)
SiblingsBrother- Prakash Jat
Marital StatusUnmarried
Husband/SpouseNot Yet Married
Coach/Mentor• Gurmukh Sihag
• Harpreet Singh
Event20km Race Walk
Achievements/Awards/RecognitionSecond Indian Woman to qualify for the Olympics in 20km race walk after Khushbir Kaur in 2016 Rio Olympics
First Indian female athlete in this category to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics 2020 to be held in 2021.
Won the gold medal at the west zone junior-level competition in 2014 and a silver medal in 2015.  
Won the bronze in 2018 at Inter-railway competition. 
Won both the inter-railway title and the National open championship in 2019. Her coach remarked on her splendid performance by saying that
Won national race walking championships 2020 in Ranchi from the first kilometre itself.

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