Indian Swimming Champion: Aakanksha Vora

Blog by: Suryakant Tripathi.

Aakanksha Vora was honored as the “Best Female Athlete” of National Games 2015. She achieved this feat, after winning six medals, which included five gold and a silver.

Hailing from Maharashtra, Aakanksha had earlier made a name for herself by winning four gold medals and setting 2 national records in 1500m freestyle and 200m Individual Medley at the 39th Junior National Aquatic Championships. She was also adjudged as the best swimmer under the group two category.

A year prior to that, Aakanksha created a new mark in the 800m freestyle event, apart from winning eight gold medals in the same championship.