Mirabai Chanu wins 2022 ‘BBC Indian Sportswoman of the Year’ award
- Olympic silver medallist weightlifter Mirabai Chanu has won the BBC Indian Sportswoman Of The Year (BBC ISWOTY) award for 2022.
- Young Indian opening cricketer Shafali Verma received the The ‘BBC Emerging Player’ award.
- Former weightlifter Karnam Malleswari was presented the ‘BBC Lifetime Achievement’ award.
- The BBC ISWOTY is an initiative by the BBC India to celebrate and honour sportswomen from India who have excelled in their respective fields. The first edition of the award took place in 2020, and P. V. Sindhu was the winner.
Source: The Times of India