Kabaddi Adda

Get Ready for Next Podcast Interview with Indian Women's Captain Ritu Negi

Team Kabaddi Adda is thrilled to announce the release of another captivating episode in our Podcast series, featuring none other than the esteemed Indian Women's Kabaddi Captain, Ritu Negi. In this exclusive conversation, Ritu delves into a plethora of topics spanning her personal life, professional journey, and remarkable achievements.

A highlight of Ritu Negi's illustrious career includes leading the Indian team to a glorious Gold medal victory in the 2023 Asian Games. Renowned for her defensive prowess, Negi meticulously crafted the team's defensive strategies while providing invaluable guidance to her fellow players during raids.

Beyond her achievements on the kabaddi mat, Ritu shares heartwarming anecdotes from her personal life, including her enchanting love story with husband Rohit Gulia. Their journey is a testament to the power of love within the realm of kabaddi.

Hailing from the quaint town of Shiliai in Himachal Pradesh, Ritu's journey to kabaddi excellence began with a daily 7km journey to Shirmor for training. With unwavering determination and support from her sister Anita Thakur and Coach Heera Lal Singh, known for his strict discipline, Ritu honed her skills and rose through the ranks.

From her humble beginnings playing at the school level to representing prestigious teams like Indian Railways and Himachal Pradesh, Ritu's ascent to kabaddi stardom has been nothing short of remarkable. Her crowning glory came in the form of the prestigious Arjuna Award, a testament to her unwavering dedication and outstanding performance on the kabaddi field.

Ritu's exemplary leadership was put to the test when she was appointed captain of the Indian team at the last moment. Despite the pressure, she rose to the occasion, leading her team to victory in the 2023 Asian Games. Notably, five players from Himachal Pradesh joined her in this historic feat, showcasing the state's emerging talent in kabaddi.

Joining Ritu on the national stage are other notable players from Himachal Pradesh, including Pushpa, Jyoti, and Sushma, further solidifying the region's contribution to Indian kabaddi.

Ritu's peak performance during marquee events solidifies her status as a true kabaddi icon. Her unwavering commitment, coupled with her exceptional skills, has left an indelible mark on the sport.

Stay tuned for the release of this captivating conversation with Ritu Negi on our official YouTube channel. Get ready to be inspired by her journey of perseverance, passion, and triumph in the world of kabaddi.