Priyanka Goswami Wiki, Height, Age, Boyfriend, Family, Biography & More

Priyanka Goswami is an Indian athlete best known for participating in the 20 kilometer race walk. She is also known for setting a national record of 43:38.82 in the women’s 10,000 meters race walk at the 2022 Commonwealth Games, where she won a silver medal.

Wiki/Biography

Priyanka Goswami was born on Sunday, 10 March 1996 (age 26 years; as in 2022) in Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh. His hometown is Sagdi village, Muzaffarnagar. His zodiac sign is Pisces. She did her schooling from Kanohar Lal Girls School, Meerut. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from BK Maheshwari Inter College, Meerut.

Physical Appearance

Height (Approx): 5′ 4”

Hair Color: Black

Eye colour: black

Priyanka Goswami

Family

parents and siblings

Priyanka’s father’s name is Madanpal Goswami, who is a bus conductor.

Priyanka Goswami with her father

Priyanka Goswami with her father

His mother’s name is Anita Goswami, who is a housewife.

Priyanka Goswami with her mother

Priyanka Goswami with her mother

His brother’s name is Kapil Goswami, who was a state level boxer.

Priyanka Goswami with her brother

Priyanka Goswami with her brother

Religion

Priyanka’s Instagram post describes her as a Krishna devotee, indicating that she follows Hinduism.

An excerpt from Priyanka Goswami's Instagram profile about her religious views.

An excerpt from Priyanka Goswami’s Instagram profile about her religious views.

pony

  • He has a tattoo on his left hand.
    Tattoo on Priyanka Goswami's hand

    Tattoo on Priyanka Goswami’s hand

  • She has a tattoo on her right leg.
    Tattoo on Priyanka Goswami's foot

    Tattoo on Priyanka Goswami’s foot

livelihood

In 2017, he won the gold medal at the All India Inter-University Racewalking Championship.

A collage posted by Priyanka Goswami after winning the Indian Racewalking Championships in 2017

A collage posted by Priyanka Goswami after winning the Indian Racewalking Championships in 2017

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In 2017, he participated in the Indian Racewalking Championships and won the gold medal. In 2018, he won the gold medal in the All India Railway Competition. In 2020, he won a silver medal at the Indian Race Walking Championships. In 2021, she won the gold medal at the Indian Racewalking Championships in the 20 km race and qualified for the 2020 Summer Olympics.

Priyanka Goswami in Indian Racewalking Championship

Priyanka Goswami in Indian Racewalking Championship

In 2022, he won a silver medal in the 10,000 meters race walk at the Commonwealth Games.

Priyanka Goswami wins silver medal in Commonwealth Games 2022

Priyanka Goswami wins silver medal in Commonwealth Games 2022

Awards, Honors, Achievements

  • In January 2021, she received the Rani Lakshmi Bai Award for Tokyo Olympic qualifying.
    Priyanka Goswami wins Rani Lakshmi Bai award for Tokyo Olympics qualifying

    Priyanka Goswami wins Rani Lakshmi Bai award for Tokyo Olympics qualifying

  • In February 2021, he was honored with an award by Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju.
    Priyanka Goswami received the award by Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju

    Priyanka Goswami received the award by Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju

  • In March 2021, he won the Main Bhi Shakti Award under the campaign launched by Times Group.
    Priyanka Goswami also won Shakti Award

    Priyanka Goswami also won Shakti Award

  • In December 2021, he won the Spotlight of the Year Award by the Go Sports Foundation.
    Priyanka Goswami won Spotlight of the Year Award

    Priyanka Goswami won Spotlight of the Year Award

Facts/General Knowledge

  • Gaurav Tyagi and Gurmeet Singh train Priyanka.
  • She follows a vegetarian diet.
  • When she was in grade six, one of her teachers asked if she wanted to be a part of the gymnastics team at school. She agreed to be a part of the team and joined the hostel at KD Singh Stadium in Lucknow for practice sessions. Once he took part in an 800 meter race in the stadium and won the race. After winning the race he realized that he had good stamina. She wanted to change her sport to racewalking but was not allowed to do so, so she left the hostel and went back home. She took a break of three to four years from sports and eventually returned to the stadium to train for athletics. She competed in several track competitions, but was unable to win any awards, so her coach suggested she try racewalking. In 2011, when she was in twelfth grade, she participated in her first race walking event and finished third in the race.
  • His parents and teachers were very supportive. Her teachers would allow her to skip classes so that she could attend her practice sessions. In an interview he talked about the support he received from his family and said,

    I was never stopped from doing anything. Since childhood, I used to play with boys and even though I came from a village, my parents never stopped me from doing anything. My uncles and other relatives tried to restrain me, but it didn’t really matter because my parents had my back. I was also good in studies, so my parents’ support was never an issue.

  • In 2011, his father lost his job, due to which his brother, who wanted to be a boxer, had to give up his passion and start a job in the private sector.
  • In 2015, he started training at the Sports Authority of India, Bengaluru.
  • In March 2018, he was given a clerk job in the Indian Railways under sports quota.
  • In an interview, she had said that if she got a chance, she would do modeling. Talking further about this he said,

    I like getting my photos clicked. I was also fond of fashion designing, but that could not happen. But I keep up with the trends; If it ever happens, I will grab the opportunity of modeling.

  • In an interview in 2021, he had told that once Prime Minister Narendra Modi had mentioned him in the radio program Mann Ki Baat and said,

    As a child, Priyanka loved the bag which was given to medal winners. This attraction inspired him to participate in race-walking competition for the first time. Now, she’s a big champion of it.

  • During the 2022 Commonwealth Games, she was seen wearing nail paint that symbolized all the countries she visited for various competitions. While receiving the medal at the Commonwealth Games 2022, she was seen holding the idol of Lord Krishna in one hand.
    Priyanka Goswami's nail paint and Lord Krishna idol during CWG 2022

    Priyanka Goswami’s nail paint and Lord Krishna idol during CWG 2022

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