Born on 26 February 1988, Kim Yeon-Koung is a South Korean professional volleyball player who is currently playing for Fenerbahçe, a Turkish volleyball team. During 2005-2009, she was playing with Heungkuk Life and in 2009-2011 with JT Marvelous team.
Her team won the silver medal in 2014 Asian Women’s Cup Volleyball Championship in which she was awarded the “Best Outside Spiker” title
Honored with the “best scorer” and “best server” awards at 2013 Asian Volleyball Championship
Earned the “best scorer” and the “MVP” award at the London Olympics in 2012
Born on 26 February 1982, in Hubei, Li Na is one of the Chinese professional tennis players who have earned numerous accolades in the sport. She has won a total of 9 WTA Singles titles and 16 ITF titles being the first Grand Slam Singles champion from Asia.
A brief account of her major encompassments is given here:-
At the Olympic Games of 2008, Li Na secured the fourth position by 5-7 playing on a hard surface
Earned her first Grand Slam title in 2011 of the French Open and the second title of the Australian Open in 2014
Bagged a gold medal at the 2010 Asian Games in a team event
Clinched three gold medals at the Universiade event of 2001 each in Singles, Doubles and Mixed Doubles
In 2006, she earned a bronze medal in Singles at the Asian Games which was held in Doha
Born on 26th February 1994, Bajrang Punia is a freestyle wrestler from Haryana, India and belongs to the Chatshal Stadium club. This young wrestler has made his country proud by achieving various medals and accolades in most recognized international tournaments.
Some of his achievements are listed below:-
Bronze medal in the World Wrestling Championship, held in Budapest in 2013
Silver medal in the Commonwealth Games held in Glasgow in 2014
Silver medal in Asian Games held at Incheon, 2014
Bronze, silver and gold medals at the Asian Wrestling Championships held in 2013, 2014 and 2017, respectively
Gold medal in Commonwealth Wrestling Championship held in Singapore in 2016.He repeated the success the following year in the same category.
Silver medal at the World U23 Wrestling Championship of 2017. The same year, he bagged a gold medal in 65 kg category at the Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games.
In 2018, Bajrang showcased his prowess to the world by clinching a gold medal in 65 kg category at the Commonwealth Games and also earned a bronze medal at the Asian Wrestling Championship in the same category