Born on June 10, 1982 in the United States, Tara Kristen Lipinski is a former American figure skater, an actress and a sports commentator. The lady has added many feathers to her cap through her amazing performance at the skating rink.
Few of her accomplishments are listed as under:-
Gold medalist at the 1998 Nagano Olympics
Secured a gold medal at the 1997 World Championships held at Lausanne
Grabbed two gold medals each at 1996-97 and 1997-98 Grand prix final ladies singles event held at Hamilton and Munich, respectively
Was named as the Female Athlete of the year in 1997
Voted as the Best female Athlete at the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards in the year 1999 and 2000
She was the youngest ever inductee to the United States Figure Skating Hall of Fame in 2006
Born on 6th June, Kundapur Taluk, Karnataka, Prakash Padukone is a former Indian badminton player who was the first Indian to win the All England Open Badminton Championships and was ranked World No. 1 in 1980. From 1993 to 1996, Padukone served as the coach of the Indian national badminton team and is one of those, who have founded the Olympic Gold Quest.
Some of his significant achievements are mentioned below-
Bronze at the IBF World Championships men's singles in 1983 which was conducted in Copenhagen
Bagged a gold medal in men's singles at the Badminton World Cup of 1981 which was held in Kuala Lumpur
Bronze medal in men's singles at the 1981 World Games, held in Santa Clara
Won the men's singles event of All England Open Badminton Championships which was held in London in 1980
Bagged a gold medal at the Commonwealth Gamesmen's singles event, held in Edmonton in 1978
Born on 10th June 1994, Deepak Niwas Hooda is a young Kabaddi player from India. He is one of the most energetic and enthusiastic players of Indian Kabaddi team who perform with all heart and soul to win.
Here are some of his successes that he achieved till now:-
Hooda was a vital part of the Haryana kabaddi team which won a gold medal at the tournament of Senior National level, held in Patna in the year 2014.
At an inaugural season auctions for Pro Kabaddi League in the year 2014, Hooda received the 2nd highest bid (bought by Telugu Titans at 12.6 lakhs).
He was part of the Indian kabaddi team that won a gold medal for the nation, at South Asian Games in 2016.
Hooda was also in the first 3 seasons of the very famous – Pro Kabaddi League.
Born on 10th June 1981, Devendra Jhajharia is an Indian Paralympic javelin thrower who gave an exemplary performance in the recent Olympics of 2016 bagging a gold medal in f46 event.
A glimpse of his achievements:-
In 2002, Devendra Jhajharia got a gold medal in the FESPIC Games (8th), held in South Korea.
He is the second Indian Paralympian to bring gold medal in the javelin throw (62.15m) to the country in Summer Paralympics of 2004 at Athens. Same year, he was honored with Arjuna Award for his dynamic performances in javelin throw.
In 2013, he won a gold medal at IPC Athletics World Championship which was held in France (Lyon).
He is the first Paralympian who received the honor of Padma Shri in 2012.
At Summer Paralympics which was held in Rio de Janeiro (2016), he won another gold medal at the same event, where he improved his previous records (59.77m).