Shiba Maggon

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Shiba Maggon

Born: 16 March 1976

  • She is an Indian basketball player who played for the India national team.
  • She is currently the coach for the Indian Senior women Team, as well as an international referee.
  • She was one of the first women to qualify as a referee.
  • She has a list of basketball achievements leading back to her Youth days. She has won the following medals in her career:
    • One Gold medal in 1991 in Youth category
    • One Gold medal in 1993 and a Silver medal in 1994 Youth Nationals and bronze in 1991.
  • She was also awarded Best player several times and made Hattrick at PNC All India championship to sweep away the Best player Award.
  • She was a consistent player and a consistent scorer for the past 20 years, scoring an average of 20 points for the last championship.
  • She has also played in 3 National games. She won a bronze medal in 1994 National games at Pune and another bronze at 2007 National games in Guwahati.
  • He has played in five FIBA Asian Championships for Women and was ranked in the top 5 for Asian players in 2002. She was also part of Indian Team to take part at Commonwealth Games at Australia in 2006.
  • She got a scholarship to the Southwestern Oklahoma State University in 1998. She majored in Physical Education. Maggon applied for a Diploma Course in Olympism and Humanism with the International Olympic Academy and successfully finished the Diploma at the historic city, Athens.
  • She was chosen to represent the whole world and give a vote of thanks speech on behalf of the 98 countries who were taking part in that sessions.

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