Sarita Romit Singh is an Indian athlete who competes in hammer throw competitions. In 2022, he participated in the Commonwealth Games held in Birmingham, England.
Sarita Romit Singh was born on Thursday, 26 October 1989 (age 33 years; as in 2022) in Sambhal district, Uttar Pradesh. She is a resident of Saidpur Jaskoli village of Sambhal tehsil of Moradabad district of Uttar Pradesh. Their zodiac sign is Scorpio. He did his schooling from Kalyan Lodhi Inter College, Shakarpur Sot. After this he took admission in Sikh Inter College, Narangpur, Uttar Pradesh. He did his graduation from Hindu College, Uttar Pradesh. At the beginning of her career, she started her training in long jump and then she tried triple jump, but she could not get any medal in it. In 2008, he started his training in hammer throw and then represented Hindu College in the All India Inter University Athletics Championship. He won the silver medal in this.
Height (Approx): 5′ 5″
Hair Color: Black
Eye colour: black
parents and siblings
His father Prakash Singh is a farmer. His mother’s name is Shakuntala Devi. He has two siblings and his brother’s name is Harendra Singh.
wife and children
On 13 February 2016, she married Indian athlete Romit Singh, who is employed with the Indian Railways. The couple has a daughter named Mahi.
He started his career by participating in state-level and national-level hammer throw competitions. In 2011, he was appointed as Superintendent in Western Railways. While working there he decided to represent India at the international level. Talking about this during an interview, he said,
It was only after winning the silver medal that I started dreaming of winning medals for India at the international level and when I got a job in Railways, I decided to definitely win international medals in my career.
After her marriage, in 2016, she continued her training under her husband Romit Singh. In an interview, she had said that her husband was the real inspiration for her. In 2017, he represented India in the Federation Cup and set a national record of 65.25 meters in hammer throw. In 2018, she competed at the Jakarta Asian Games and finished fifth. She was quite disappointed at not getting any medal in the tournament. Talking about this in an interview he said,
I could throw the hammer up to 62.03 meters and stood fifth in the Jakarta Games. This was a big disappointment for me but after having a daughter I thought of continuing it. I spent time in the national camp. It was very emotional for me when I met my daughter for the first time in six months after returning from the camp.
After this he continued his training and participated in many international tournaments. He qualified for the Commonwealth Games in 2022. Talking about this during an interview, he said,
I have learned from the mistakes I made in the Asian Championship and Jakarta. Now I will not repeat those mistakes. Actually, I was not that experienced then, but now things are much better and I am well prepared to make my presence felt in the international circuit.
His coaches are Surendra and Shubhdeep Singh Mann.
- 2016: New Delhi Federation Cup, New Delhi (61.81 m)
- 2017: Patiala Federation Cup, Patiala (65.25m)
- 2018: Guwahati Inter State Championships, Guwahati (63.28 m)
- 2018: Patiala Federation Cup, Patiala (63.80m)
- 2022: XXXII Kosanov Memorial, Almaty, Kazakhstan (62.48 m)
- 2022: National Federation Cup, CH Muhammad Koya Stadium, Thenhipalam, Kerala (64.16 m)
- 2022: National Inter State Senior Athletics Championships, Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Chennai (62.20 m)
- 2021: Athletics Championships