Professional female athletes have always challenged the social norms, setting examples for generations to follow. Motherhood, however, has many times forced women sportspersons to leave their playing days behind. But with time, this too has seen a paradigm shift. Today, there are multiple examples of female sporting icons who made a comeback postpartum. Here are some Super Moms from wrestling circuit who continue to chase their dreams.
Gursharan Preet Kaur: The 36-year-old Indian wrestler had bid wrestling adieu after getting married and giving birth. But after eight years, she decided to make a comeback to the mat. And after such a long hiatus she made sure to make her return count. In her first tournament – the Asian Championships 2020 – since 2012, she won bronze and is now eyeing for the Tokyo Olympics spot.
-Natalia Vorobieva: The 29-year-old, mother of one capped off a successful comeback season in 2019, capturing her second world title in her first since 2015 in which she won gold in Nur-Sultan.
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