Bhakti Sharma, a 30-year-old swimmer from Jalpari Udaipur, India, has been selected for the Woman of the Year Award by the World Open Water Swim Association of America. In 2015, Bhakti Sharma, who was awarded the Tenzing Norgay National Adventurer Award, set a new world record by traversing 1.4 miles in 52 minutes between one degree temperatures in the Antarctica Ocean.

Bhakti has

also held a record of swimming in all the 5 oceans of the world. It is noteworthy that Bhakti started swimming from the age of two and a half. She has a mastery of swimming in ponds, rivers, seas and oceans. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and distinguished people have from time to time lauded Bhakti Sharma’s achievements in swimming.

Explain that Bhakti is also a swimmer in the five oceans (Indian, Arctic, Pacific,  and Antarctica). This swimmer from Udaipur in Rajasthan started learning swimming at the age of two from her mother Leena Sharma.

Honours and Awards

She has been honored by President Pranab Mukherjee after making the world record. Apart from this, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is a big fan of devotion and follows him on Twitter. In June, eminent music composer AR Rahman has tweeted a tweet supporting her to fulfill her desire for devotion. He wrote, “Let’s together support the talented Bhakti Sharma, who wants to represent India in the upcoming Olympics.”

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