Mumbai: On March 13, 2016, the Indian Body Builders Federation organised the ‘National Body Building and Physique Sports Championship – 2016 at Roha, Raigad, Maharashtra.
Shweta Rathore, who had earlier won the silver medal in sports physique category at the ‘Asian Body Building & Physique Championship – 2015 (Uzbekistan) bagged gold medal in sports physique category. She is the first Indian sports woman to be bestowed with ‘Miss India’ title and has bagged the gold medal in a row. This is the third time in a row having achieved the same feat and becoming a star celebrity and precedent for sports persons by winning titles like ‘Miss Mumbai’, ‘Miss Maharashtra’ and now ‘Miss India’. Now she is gearing up to participate in the ‘Asian Championship’ to be held in August in Bhutan and thereafter ‘World Championship’ in December in Brazil.
Shweta Rathore hails from Jaipur (Rajasthan). Her father, Anil Kumar, being employed at BSNL, Shweta completed her education in Jaipur, Patna and Delhi. In Delhi she completed her course in Electronics and Communication and got her B.Tech degree. But she was more interested in body building and fitness physique and started an academy called ‘Fitness Forever Private Limited’. From April 2016 she will start to train young girls desirous of body building and sports physique and take them to international level through her academy.
Shweta Rathore says, “I want to thank all those sports personnel with whose guidance, I have achieved this feat. Now with Fitness Forever, I aim to enter the International level. I also want all the others to continue to keep up with this tradition and make our country proud. I am getting ready to win the Asian and World Championship titles too.”