Meet Anitha Pauldurai, she is an Indian basketball player who has been the captain of the Indian Women’s National basketball team. 18 years played for Indian Women National team (2000 to 2017). Anitha is the first only Indian woman to have played nine Asian Basketball Confederation (ABC) championships continuously representing the national squad. Anitha has a record of 30 Medals in National Championship.
Anitha is the youngest ever to captain our Senior National Team at the age of 19 and went on to captained the National team for 8 years. In August 2012, she was selected to play for an international women professional league in Thailand.
Anitha has played a number of international tournaments including big-ticket events such as the Asian championship, Commonwealth Games 2006 and Asian Games 2010. Anitha won Gold Medal in 1st 3 on 3 FIBA Asian Basketball championship at Doha 2013, Gold Medal in 3rd Asian beach games at Haiyan china 2012, Captain and Top Assists in the tournament, Gold Medal in south Asian beach games at Sri Lanka 2011 and Silver Medal in Asian indoor games at Vietnam 2009
She had made us proud for many achievements-
- Villayatu ratna award from news7 channel Tamil ratna awards 2018.
- Women achiever award from rajalakshmi engineering college 2018.
- Young achiever award from international youth fest 2018.
- Women achiever award from vels university 2017.
- received the “vikadan” award for golden captain 2016.
- Awarded top plays of the tournament 2013 fiba Asian women.
- Most valuable player in prestigious 26th img reliance federati