She earned her place in Olympic history as a champion javelin thrower and heptathlete
Summary: New Delhi [India], Aug 28 (ANI): Indian heptathlete
Swapna Barman, who is all set to receive Arjuna Award, said that she dreamt of winning the prestigious award when she bagged gold at the Asian Athletics Championships in 2017.
The Liverpool heptathlete
was in action at the Muller British Championships, at Alexander Stadium, in Birmingham, at the weekend.
Which British heptathlete
won silver at the 2016 Olympic games?
Swapna Barman became the first Indian heptathlete
to win Asian Games gold.
Among the well-known stars who have competed at the games in the past are multi-medal winning swimmer Adam Peaty, heptathlete
Katarina Johnson-Thompson, sprinter Adam Gemili and Paralympic champions Hannah Cockroft, Ellie Simmonds and Jonnie Peacock, Olympic champion Adam Peaty, heptathlete
At the event Blayne will experience the excitement of competing at the highest level, living in a dedicated athletes'village on the Loughborough University campus, taking part in a School Games ceremony and performing in front of huge crowds.
In response, the water product brand teamed up with Team GB heptathlete
Katarina Johnson-Thompson to create Switch7, a 45-minute workout designed to switch things up and focus on seven disciplines, with emphasis on power, strength, stamina and hydration (you can download it at: tinyurl.com/y7pnxgox).
Team GB heptathlete
Katarina Johnson-Thompson has teamed up with bottled water firm Brita to create Switch7, a 45-minute workout designed to mix things up and focus on seven disciplines.
Medallists include diver Jack Laugher (gold and silver), rower Andrew Triggs Hodge (gold), cyclist Ed Clancy (gold) and heptathlete
Jessica Ennis-Hill (silver).
Nissan-sponsored athletes include heptathlete
Katarina Johnson-Thompson, rower Kat Copeland, Scots running pair Lynsey Sharp and Eilish McColgan, Paralympian wheelchair racer David Weir, swimmer Amy Marren and athlete Richard Whitehead.
They will follow in the footsteps of some of Britain's biggest sporting stars including Paralympic champions Hannah Cockroft, Ellie Simmonds and Jonnie Peacock, world recordbreaking swimmer Adam Peaty, heptathlete
Katarina Johnson-Thompson, World Junior champion heptathlete
and high jumper Morgan Lake and sprinter Adam Gemili, who all went on to elite success with Team GB and PARALYMPICSGB.
Previous winners have included some very famous names, such as world champion heptathlete
Jessica Ennis-Hill and Ashes Man of the Series, cricketer Joe Root.