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All throughout Asia, young girls are dreaming of excelling in the realm of sports.
These women have proven that nothing is impossible with determination, discipline, and resilience.
They are true role models your daughters should get to know!
She is known for her impressive speed on the race track, which earned her the title: 'Asian Sprint Queen of India'.
She continues to inspire the younger generation through her school Usha School of Athletics.
This 52-year-old living legend has earned a total of 102 medals throughout her career.
This Singaporean firecracker is a champion paralympic swimmer.
Though she was born with spina bifida, which inhibits her from moving her legs, she did not allow this to be a hindrance in achieving her dreams.
She's the first Indian woman in history to achieve a grand slam title.
She has held the top position in the women's doubles division since 2015.
She may be young but she's accomplished a lot; she's the first Indian woman to place no. 1 in her chosen sport.
She also won the Silver medal during the World Badminton Championships in 2015.
This feisty fighter from India is the first woman in history who's won medals in all six boxing world championships.
She's such an inspiration that a film was made based on her life.
She is not only empowers athletes but young moms as well who long to balance a successful career as well as a happy home.
Dubbed 'The Hurricane', this 35-year-old Filipino boxer and MMA fighter was the first female World Boxing Organization Super Bantamweight champion.
She holds a black belt in Bok Fu, an aggressive form of martial arts. She is also has a black belt in Taekwondo.
Beloved for being India's Shooting Queen, she has won a total of 55 medals throughout her illustrious career.
She is currently busy mentoring young shooters.
She won her first title at the age of eight and is now currently the 'Woman Grandmaster’ and ‘International Master’.
She also received the prestigious Arjuna award for her outstanding achievement in sports, proving that the mind is as strong as any muscle.
This thai sports star won the gold medal at the 2003 World Weightlifting Championships in Canada.
She was then named the Thai Athlete of the Year by the Sports Authority of Thailand in 2003.
She was the first Thai woman to win an Olympic gold medal for weightlifting in 2004.
This former national level volleyball and football player is such an inspiration because she became the first female to scale Mt. Everest, despite being an amputee.
The 27-year-old was once pushed out of a moving train by thieves, causing her to lose her leg.
She is the first woman wrestler in India to win the gold medal in the 55kg freestyle category
This 27-year-old sports star hails from a family of wrestlers, the sport is truly in her blood. Her sisters are part of the Indian national team.
The Indian movie Dangal is based upon her inspiring life story.
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