Nayanmoni Saikia is a famous Indian Lawn Bowls player. In the Indian Lawn Bowls Rankings, she is ranked 14th in women’s triples and fourth in women’s fours. In 2022, he made headlines after winning gold medals in lawn bowls matches with three of his teammates at the Commonwealth Games held in Birmingham, England.
Nayanmoni Saikia was born on Wednesday, 21 September 1988.age 34 years; by 2022) in Village Tengbari, Golaghat, Assam. Her zodiac sign is Virgo. Soon after completing his schooling, he joined the Golaghat Commerce College in Assam to pursue a bachelor’s degree. Nayanmoni Saikia belongs to a farmer family from Assam. In 2001, SAI Golaghat center selected him for weightlifting sport through a talent hunt programme. A weightlifting promoter in Assam, Ajay Chetia mentioned in an interview with a media house that Nayanmoni Saikia started representing Assam in Lawn Bowls in 2007. They said,
Lawn bowls had not been heard of in this state prior to 2007. When NayanMoney saw this game, it changed his life. She took up the sport in the same year and since then she has represented both Assam and India several times.
Height (approx.): 5′
Weight (approx): 65 kg
Hair Color: black
Eye Colour: black
husband and children
On 12 May 2013, she married Bhaskar Jyoti Gohain, a local businessman in Barpathar, Assam.
The couple has a daughter.
Nayanmoni Saikia participated in National Games in 2011 in individual and team events and won gold medal. The following year, she participated in the Asian Lawn Bowls Championship in the girls’ under-25 category and won a gold medal.
In 2014, she represented India at the Commonwealth Games held in Glasgow, SCO and participated in the Women’s Singles and Women’s Triple Lawn Bowls Championships, where she was ranked in the third pool in both events. Nayanmoni Saikia participated in the National Lawn Bowling Championship held in Kerala, India in 2015 and won the gold medal.
In 2018, she participated in the Commonwealth Games held in Gold Coast, Queensland. In 2020, she represented India at the South Asian Games and won a medal and cash prize for the same by the Government of India.
In the same year, he participated in the 3rd Khelo India Youth Games held in Guwahati, Assam and won the Lawn Bowls event.
On 2 August 2022, Nayanmoni Saikia along with her teammates participated in the Commonwealth Games in England. Lovely ChoubeyPinky Singh, and Roopa Rani Tirkey and won the gold medal by winning the final competition of Lawn Bowls against the South African team. They entered the final match at Lawn Bowles on 1 August 2022, defeating New Zealand in the semi-finals.
When Nayanmoni Saikia began representing India in lawn bowls at the international level, she was designated as the Forest Officer in Assam by the state government.
Facts / Trivia
- In a media interview, Nayanmoni Saikia’s husband revealed that he switched from weightlifting to lawn bowls after suffering a serious leg injury. She added to the discussion that after these injuries her performance in weightlifting began to deteriorate and she soon shifted to lawn bowls, which later became her passion. he said,
Nayanmoni was earlier a very dedicated weightlifter, her whole life revolved around the sport. But a leg injury meant his performance continued to deteriorate until he found lawn bowls. After that it became his passion. He has faced many challenges in his life, but he never gave up the game.
- According to her husband Nayanmoni Saikia gets a lot of encouragement and support from her family members. Her mother-in-law was a national level athlete.
- Nayanmoni Saikia regularly shares her pictures and videos on Facebook.
- Nayanmoni Saikia is an avid dog lover. She often posts pictures of her pet dog on social media.