Tweeple celebrate Arati Saha’s birth anniversary and remember her amazing triumphs as one of India’s top swimmers.

There have been many Indians who made sure to shine the country’s name across the world with their deeds. Arati Saha is an Asian swimmer who made her own name in the sport making her country proud. She made her own mark by becoming the first Asian woman to swim across the English Channel.

Arati was able to swim 42 miles from Cape Gris Nez, France to Sandgate, England. She took to swimming at quite a young age and won her first gold medal at the age of five. And soon became a swimming prodigy. Indian swimmer Mihir Sen was her inspiration behind going for the long swim as said by her in her interviews. She was also one of India’s youngest members on the 1st Olympic team representing the country. Arati was also the 1st Sportswoman to receive the Padma Shri award. The popular search engine Google honoured her on her 80th birth anniversary with the search engine artwork and Twitterati also remembered the amazing woman on her birth anniversary.

Twitter celebrated Arati Saha’s birth anniversary:

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