Happy Birthday – Lalita Babar

On 02 June 1989 – Lalita Shivaji Babar was born in the Satara district, Maharashtra.

She represented India at the 2016 Rio Olympics in 3000 metres steeplechase, where she bettered her own national record in her heat. In the final, she finished 10th in the finals.

She won Gold medal at the 2015 Wuhan Asian Championships. She had earlier won the bronze medal at the 2014 Incheon Asian Games.

She was honored with Arjuna Award 2016 by Government of India.