Varanasi rules India’s Basketball court too!!! - The story of Divya Singh of famous ‘Singh Sisters’

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Divya Singh
Varanasi rules India’s Basketball court too!!! - The story of Divya Singh of famous ‘Singh Sisters’

Inspired by her sister, Divya Singh entered the world of basketball and is now amongst the best players in India! Divya Singh, the former Indian Basketball Team Captain has many feathers over her cap. One can only sit in awe of the passion driven basketball player who is now coaching aspirants of this game. Divya has been the youngest to coach the Team who represented India at the Asian Games and has worked with all the foreign coaches who came to India for Asian Games.

Quick Facts

Name Divya Singh, Davvie
Father’s Name Gauri Shankar Singh
Mother’s Name Urmila Singh
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Birthday 21st July , 1982
Achievements
  • 2011 - Assistant Coach for the under 16 Indian Men’s team
  • 2008 - Grad Assistant coach in Sports Management at the University of Delaware for Level 1
  • 2007 - Winner of Pool-B after many years, Asian Championship for Women, South Korea
  • 2006 - Captain of the Indian Basketball team at Commonwealth Games in Melbourne (Australia)
  • 2006 - Gold in First Phuket International Invitational Basketball Championship
  • 2005 - Silver in 20th Asian Basketball Confederation Championship for Senior Women level 2
  • Bronze In Port Dickson International Invitational Basketball Championship for Senior Women
  • Lusofonia Games and Asian Games along with U16 women Team
Place from Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
Quote for Life Don’t let difficulties destroy you, let difficulties know you are difficult to be destroyed!

Team imd1 had a chance to know this champion better. Read on to know her story!

Beyond Basketball

Inspirations Late Harish Sharma (Former Sec. General BFI (Basketball Federation of India), Matthew Robinson - Professor at UD (University of Delaware), Amarjeet Singh - Coach and my Parents
Food I Love I have a sweet tooth for all Indian sweets, love gorging on Ras Malai and Ghevar
Food I Hate Papaya
Had I not been Basketball player then... An Artist (Musician, Dancer or Painter)
Like Vacations at Hill Stations, Himachal Pradesh. I love places that have a spiritual connect to them
Favorite Past time Video games, Clash of Clans is current pass time
Favorite Dialogue ‘Bhokal mat maaro’. it’s a Varanasi slang
Favorite Movies/Series Pink, Rang de Basanti, Devdas
Favorite Actor/Actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Akshay Kumar, Vidyut Jamwal