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RANI Poonam Name RANI Poonam
NOC IND - India India Date of Birth 08 FEB 1993
Residence Gender Female
Height 159 cm Weight 54 kg
Discipline Hockey

Hockey

BiographiesResult
Start Date Start Time Event Results Score Opponent
26 SEP 2014 17 : 00 Women's Pool A Match 6 Win 6 - 1 MAS - Malaysia MAS
24 SEP 2014 17 : 00 Women's Pool A Match 4 Lose 1 - 2 CHN - China CHN
22 SEP 2014 17 : 00 Women's Pool A Match 2 Win 3 - 0 THA - Thailand THA

Competition Highlights

RankEventYearLocation
Asian Games
4Women2010Guangzhou, CHN
World Cup
9Women2010Rosario, ARG
Asia Cup
3Women2013Kuala Lumpur, MAS
World League
14Women2014
Commonwealth Games
5Women2014Glasgow, GBR
Junior World Cup
3Women2013Germany
9Women2009Boston, MA, USA

Detailed Information

Biography
Occupation Athlete
Higher education Punjabi University, Patiala, IND
Languages Spoken English, Hindi
Club SAI Hockey Team, India
Coach Neil Hawgood [national] (AUS) (Athlete, 14 Sep 2014; thehindu.com, 01 May 2014)
International debut 2008 for India (Athlete, 14 Sep 2014)
Additional Information Start of sporting career
She began playing hockey in 2005 in Hisar, India. (Athlete, 14 Sep 2014; GNS, 15 Jul 2014)

Reason for taking up this sport
She took up the sport after watching the Indian women's team win gold at the 2002 Commonwealth Games in Manchester, England. The story around the team's victory was made into a Bollywood movie. "I was very young but it certainly inspired many girls to take up hockey in our country." (GNS, 15 Jul 2014)

Most influential person in career
Her family. (Athlete, 14 Sep 2014)

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