Priyanka Goswami

Priyanka Goswami Bio

Priyanka Goswami is an Indian athlete- a race walker who is best known to compete in the 20 kilometers race walk. She began her career of race walking in the year 2007. She holds the national record of completing the race in 1:28.45 over-crossing Bhawna Jat by one minute and nine seconds.

Being the winner of the 8th Open National and International race walking championship in Ranchi (13 February 2021) where the national record was set she qualified for the Tokyo Olympics 2020 (to be held in 2021)and the World Athletics Championship in Oregon, USA.  She gained her domination in the race walk by winning 60 medals at Junior, Senior and National meets and still running strongly.

 Priyanka Goswami Bio
NamePriyanka Goswami
Nick NamePriya
ProfessionIndian Athlete- Race Walker

In March 2018, she joined the Indian Railways as a clerk through the sports quota.
Personal Information
Date of Birth10th March 1996
Age (as of 2021)25 years
BirthplaceMujaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh
Zodiac signPisces
HometownSagdi Village, Muzaffarnagar
Food HabitVegetarian
HobbiesClicking her photographs
Education and More
SchoolKanohar Lal Girls School
College/UniversityB K Maheshwari Inter-college, Meerut
Educational QualificationsGraduate- Bachelor of Arts
Physical Status
Height5'4" (164 cm, 1.64 m)
Weight55 kg
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourNatural Black
Family and Relationships
ParentsFather- Madanpal Goswami (bus conductor)
Mother- Anita Goswami (housewife)
SiblingsBrother- Kapil Goswami
Marital StatusUnmarried
Husband/SpouseNot Yet Married
Career and more
Turned ProOn February 2021, when she won the 8th Open National and International race walking championship in Ranchi
Coach/Mentor• Gaurav Tyagi
• Gurmeet Singh
Event20 Kilometer race walk
RecordFastest Indian in this category
Award, Honour, AchievementRani Laxmi Bai award, from the UP government on 24 January 2021
Joined training at the Sports Authority of India, Bengaluru (2015).
Out of these 60 medals, two silver medals came at a national level in 2017-18 and one gold medal in the all-India railway competition in 2018. Apart from all that,
She also took part in World Walk Championship in Italy and Asian Walk Championship in Japan.

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