94-year-old Bhagwani Devi wins gold medal at World Masters Athletics Championships 2022

written by Rajan Nath | July 04, 2022

Who is athlete Bhagwani Deswal aka Bhagwani Devi? Nonagenarian Bhagwani Deswal aka Bhagwani Devi of India won the gold medal in 100 meters with a timing of 24.74 seconds at Tampere, Finland in the World Masters Athletics Championship 2022.

Congratulating the Nonagenarian Bhagwani Deswal, Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut took to Instagram and wrote: "The 94 yrs old Bhagwani Devi of India won the gold medal in 100 meters with the timing of 24.74 seconds at Tampere, Finland in World Masters Athletics Championship."

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Nonagenarian Bhagwani Deswal wins gold medal at World Masters Athletics Championships 2022 Image posted by Kangana Ranaut on Instagram

According to the information, Bhagwani Devi bagged the gold medal in the 100m race while she also earned a bronze medal in the Shot Put game.

Who is athlete Bhagwani Deswal aka Bhagwani Devi?

Bhagwani Deswal is a nonagenarian athlete who won three gold medals at the National Masters Athletics Championships that was held in Chennai. With this, Bhagwani Devi qualified to represent India at the World Masters Athletics Championships 2022.

Nonagenarian Bhagwani Deswal wins gold medal at World Masters Athletics Championships 2022 Image Source: Twitter

'Dadi' Bhagwani Devi had earlier won three gold medals at the Delhi State Athletics Championship in a 100m race, shot put, and javelin throw.

It is pertinent to mention that the international para-athlete and Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Awardee Vikas Dagar is the grandson of Bhagwani Deswal.

Nonagenarian Bhagwani Deswal wins gold medal at World Masters Athletics Championships 2022 Image Source: Twitter

If you are looking for inspiration, 'Dadi' Bhagwani Deswal is the one who can motivate you. You were asking who is athlete Bhagwani Deswal aka Bhagwani Devi? Well, here she is. The one who is not ready to give excuses and conquer the world.

The whole nation is proud of you 'Dadi'. Congratulations!

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