Power Women 2017 | Verve Magazine - Part 2
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Power Women 2017

Heena Sidhu, Pistol Shooter

Feisty Achievers: Heena Sidhu

Text by Tina Dastur. Photograph by Prateek Patel

For shooting her way to the world number one spot in 2014 — the first Indian pistol shooter to achieve the distinction
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Dronavalli Harika, Chess Player

For becoming the second Indian woman to affix the prestigious Grandmaster title to her name and breaking into the top five in the world
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Anjali Bhagwat, Rifle Shooter, first and only Indian woman to win the ISSF Champion of Champions Trophy in the Air Rifle Men and Women mixed event at Munich in 2002

Feisty Achievers: Anjali Bhagwat

Text by Tina Dastur

For being the first and only Indian woman to win the ISSF Champion of Champions Trophy in the Air Rifle Men and Women mixed event at Munich in 2002
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Apurvi Chandela, Rifle Shooter, winner of gold medal at 2014 Commonwealth Games and 2016 Swedish Cup Grand Prix

Feisty Achievers: Apurvi Chandela

Text by Tina Dastur

For winning gold medals in the 10-metre air rifle events at the 2014 Commonwealth Games and 2016 Swedish Cup Grand Prix, with record scores
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Nungshi & Tashi Malik, Mountaineers, Mount Everest

For being the first female twins to summit Mount Everest and the youngest people to complete the Explorers Grand Slam
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Saina Nehwal, Badminton Player

Inspirational Icons: Saina Nehwal

Text by Zaral Shah. Illustrations by Pratap Chalke

"I am the same person on and off the courts. My temperament is very cool"
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