From left to right: Pratiksha Santosh Shinde, Akanksha and a vietnamese volunteer
|Full name||Akanksha Sahai|
|Born||October 28, 1988|
|Height||160 cm (5 ft 3 in)|
|Weight||54 kg (119 lb)|
Akanksha Sahai (born October 28, 1988) is an Indian athlete that is chosen to compete in the 2009 Asian Indoor Games and the first World Vovinam Championship. In the dual sword form event of the Indoor Games, Pratiksha Santosh Shinde and Akanksha Sahai got India a silver medal. It's also Pratiksha's third silver coming in fights category.
In the World Vovinam Championship, she is ranked number 3.
Akanksha is a student at University of Delhi, who majors in Commerce and a Masters from Lancaster University in International Business. Together with her father, Vishnu Sahai, who is a doctor and a peer, she makes vovinam popular in the whole India. She helps him a lot to communicate with people, organise and acts as an athlete. Among the Indian athletes, she is the only one that is considered to be able to serve as a judge.
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