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Deepa Malik is a paraplegic who has won numerous accolades for her participation in various adventure sports like swimming, motor sports.

Braving her life with chest below paralysis and three spinal tumor surgeries {183 stitches between shoulder blades} for past 11 yrs. Wife of a retired Cavalier Col, Mother of two adult daughters, an international sports person & medalist, first paraplegic woman biker and a car rallyist with a difference and FIRST sportswoman to represent the country at international level in her category of disability { F-53 }.

Member of the working group in the formulation twelfth five year plan {2012-2017} on sports and physical education as nominated by the planning commission hrd division on behalf of sports ministry.

BIOGRAPHY

Total no of medals at various games [NATIONAL/STATE] - 39- GOLDS, 4 SILVER2 BRONZE

ACHIEVEMENTS

SPORTS- INTERNATIONAL LEVEL
- Two Gold Medals (Javelin & Discus) At First Malaysian Open Athletics Championship- April 2012,
KL With New Official Asian Record In Women F-53 Javelin & World Ranking- 3rd

- Two Bronze Medals and Two New Asian Records at Iwas World Games Sharjah Dec-2011

- Silver Medal at IPC World Athletics Championship Christchurch Jan 2011 { The Only Medal Team India Won In This Event}

- Bronze Medal At Para-Asian Games China Dec 2010 { First Ever Medal Won By A Woman Athlete At Asian Games }

- 3-Golds At CP Sports Nottingham England Sep 2010 – [ Shot-put, Discuss, Javelin ]

- Common Wealth Games 2010 Team – F-53 Shot-Put [ Sixth Position- Shot-put ]

- BRONZE MEDAL IWAS World Games 2009- [SHOTPUT]

- FESPIC Games Kuala Lumpur – 2006 [ 2ND Position- S-5 Swimming

- IWAS world games Taiwan- 2007- [4rth- Javelin Throw ]

- World Open Swimming Championship- Berlin 2008 [10th – S-5 Swimming]

- Qualified B Level Javelin Throw F-53 For Beijing Olympics 2008 And Was Felicitated By Mr Kapil Dev

- Was To Represent Country At World Para-Athletics Meet Jun 2010 Bottrop Germany- Visa Trouble

- The only woman para athlete to qualify for IPC WORLD ATHLETICS CHAMPIONSHIP
NEW ZEALAND 21 JAN 2011.

- Shortlisted to train for LONDON OLYMPICS 2012 after her world ranking and Asian medal.

Total no of medals at various games [NATIONAL/STATE] – 39- GOLDS, 4 SILVER,
2 BRONZE
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RECORDS AND RANKINGS IN SPORTS
- Holds An Official IPC Asian Record In Javelin F-53 Category
- Holds All Three National Records In Throws {Discuss, Javelin, Shot-put} In F-53 Category
- Holds All Three National Records In S-1 Swimming Category {Back Stroke, Breast Stroke, Free Style }
- World Ranking 2010-12 – 2nd Shot-put, 3rd -Discus, 3rd Javelin
- Asian Ranking 2010-12 – 1st In All Three Throws

RECEIVING ARAVALI AWARD FROM HIS HIGHNESS MEWAR

HON MINISTER FOR TOURISM MR SULTAN AHMED AWARDING PEACE MEDIA AWARD
FOR SPORTS

BEING GREETED BY SEC AICC MP & OLYMPIAN OSCAR FERNANDIS FOR NEW ASIAN RECORD
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THREE LIMCA RECORDS

Swimming in River Yamuna AGAINST THE CURRENT FOR 1 KM. Allahbad-2008

RIDING SPECIAL BIKE -2009

DRIVING ACROSS NINE HIGH ALTITUDE
PASSES IN NINE DAYS ON LEH-LADHAKH HIGHEST MOTORABLE ROADS – First Woman in her
disability to attempt a journey like this – 2011

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AWARDS

- Swawlamban Puruskar- 2006
- Rotary Woman Of The Year- 2007
- Haryana Karambhoomi Award 2008
- Rashtra Gaurav Puruskar- 2009
- NAARI GAURAV Puruskar- 2009
- Guru Govind Shaurya Puruskar- 2009
- District Sports Award Ahmednagar- 2010
- International Women’s Day Appreciation
- Award 2011 by Cancer Patient Aid Association New Delhi
- Stree Shakti Puruskar CARE- 2011
- Maharana Mewar Arawali Sports Award – 2012
- Media Peace and Excellence Award for Sports- 2012
- Arjuna Award – August 2012

MOTOR SPORTS AWARDS

- Mtv Roadies 5.0 2007- True Roadie In Mind And Soul
- Castrol Most Passionate Biker Hunt 2009 – Star Rider Trophy
- Maruti Raid De Himalaya 2009 – True Grit Award – For Outstanding Courage
- Limca Record For Riding A Special Bike 2009
- Polaris Atv Challenge Jaipur 2009- Participant
- Gulf Foster A Child Car Rally- 2010- Navigator
- Maruti Desert Storm Car Rally 2010- Driver
- Winner Of Bajaj Allianz Inspirational Women Driver Hunt 2011
- Undertook A Record Drive Of 3000 Km As A Co-Driver In Her Tata Safari Covering 9 High Altitude Passes
- Co-Driver At Mahindra Great Escape Chandigarh Feb 2012

Courtsey: http://www.kaizer.ind.in

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One comment on “DEEPA MALIK – A PARAPLEGIC WOMAN ON MISSION ABILITY BEYOND DISABILITY

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