Rani Rampal

Profession: Indian Women's Field Hockey Player (Captain)


Father of Rani Rampal

Rampal (Cart Puller)

Favourite Badminton Player of Rani Rampal

Saina Nehwal

Favourite game(s) apart from Hockey of Rani Rampal

Badminton, Tennis

Favourite Hockey Player of Rani Rampal

Dhanraj Pillay

Awards, Honours, Achievements of Rani Rampal

Recipient of the Arjuna Award (2016)
The only Indian female player to be named as the FIH Young Player of the Tournament at a women's World Cup (2010)
Recipient of the FICCI Comeback of the Year Award (2014)

Information about Rani Rampal

She was also the part of the Junior Hockey Team in the 2013 World Cup where India won the Bronze medal.  Does Rani Rampal smoke?: Not Known  When she joined the team at 14 years old, she had no idea about the Olympics. When they lost in the qualifiers of the Olympics, some of her senior players cried, but she could not understand as to why it was such a big deal.  At the 2009 Champion's Challenge Tournament held in Russia, she scored four goals in the finals, helping India secure a Gold. She was named the 'Top Goal Scorer' and the 'Young Player of the Tournament  She is the recipient of the Arjuna Award (in 2016) for her outstanding performance in the sport  Rani Rampal was the youngest player ever to play the World Cup 2010 in Canada, at the age of 15 years, and she was the top goal scorer as well, scoring 7 goals.  Growing up, she had to face a lot of difficulties to fulfill her dream of playing Hockey. At that time, it was too hard for her family to support her training financially.  She also played in the 2010 Commonwealth Games and 2010 Asian Games where the Indian team finished fourth.  Rani Rampal was born in a poor family. Her father is a cart puller and mother a housewife.  Rani played her 200th match against Korea in March 2018 and is considered one of the best Women's Hockey players in the world.  She currently works for the Sports Authority of India, but there was a time she used to work in the railways where she was paid 12 thousand a month.  Does Rani Rampal drink alcohol?: Not Known 


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