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FULL NAME: Jyoti Sunita Kullu
BORN: 9th September 1987 in Sundargarh, Odisha
GENDER: Female
PARENTS: (Father), (Mother)
EDUCATION: Studied upto 12th
Standard
OCCUPATION: Employee of Indian Railways since 1995
TYPE OF PLAYER: Centre forward
INTERNATIONAL CAPS: 179 matches in a career spaning more than 10 years (1995-2006).
AWARDS RECEIVED: Arjun Award in 2007

MAJOR ACHIEVEMENTS:

NATIONAL:

*     Helped Railways win the Senior National Women`s title at Lucknow i
n August 2003. Scored seven goals including a hat-trick in the semifinals against Haryana.
*
Helped Railways win the Senior National Women`s title at Jalandhar in March 2002. Emerged highest scorer of the tournament with nine goals.
* Helped Punjab win the bronze medal in the National Games at Ludhiana in 2001.
* Helped Railways win the silver medal in the Federation Cup Tournament at Tirupati in July, 1999.

INTERNATIONAL:

*     Made international debut in the Indira Gandhi Gold Cup Tournament at New Delhi in 1996.
*    Represented India in the World Cup Qualifier at Port of Spain in 1996.
*     Helped India finish fourth in the Women`s World Cup Qualifier at Harare, Zimbabwe in August, 1997.
*     She was part of the Indian team that finished 12th and last in the World Cup at Utrecht in May,
1998.
*     Helped India finish fourth in the Commonwealth Games at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in September,
1998.
*     Scored a total of three goals to help India win silver medal in the Asian Games at Bangkok, Thailand in December,
1998.
*     Helped India win bronze medal in the four-nation Telstra Challenge Tournament at Perth, Australia in May, 1999.
*     Helped India win bronze medal in the four-nation Telstra Challenge Tournament at Canbera, Australia in April-May, 1999.
*
Scored a total of three goals to help India win silver medal in the Asia Cup Tournament at New Delhi in December, 1999.
*     Part of the Indian team that finished 10th in the Olympic Qualifiers at Milton Keynes in March, 2000.
*     Part of the Indian team that finished seventh in the World Cup Qualifiers at Amiens/Abbeville, France in September 2001.
*     Helped India win bronze medal in the Champions Challenge Tournament at Johannesburg, South Africa in February, 2002. Emerged top scorer of the tournament with five goals.
*     She was part of the Indian team that won the silver medal in the four-nation tournament at Manchester, UK in June, 2002.
*     Scored a total of four goals to help India win gold medal in the Commonwealth Games at Manchester (UK) in July-August, 2002.
*     She was part of the Indian team that finish fourth in the Asian Games at Busan, South Korea in
October, 2002.
*     She was the vice-captain of the Indian team that won the gold medal in the three-nation tournament in Russia in July, 2003.
*     Helped India win gold medal in the Afro-Asian Games at Hyderabad in October, 2003.
*     Scored a total of five goals to help India win gold medal in the Asia Cup Tournament at New Delhi in
2004.
*     Helped India win the gold medal in the four-nation tournament at Singapore in August, 2005.
*     She was the flagbearer of the Indian contingent in the 2006 Doha Asian Games opening ceremonly and also led the Indian women team to bronze medal, scoreing five goals.
*     Helped India win silver medal in the Commonwealth Games at Melbourne, Australia in March,
2006.
*     Part of the Indian team that finished 11th in the 2006 World Cup at Madrid, Spain.


OTHER IMPORTANT DATA:
*     Married hockey player Albert Tete in April, 2006.
*     According to unconfirmed source, she spent five years at Govt Sports Hostel, Panposh, Rourkela.
*     Joined Railway Recruitment Board in Ranchi in 2009 and now working there as Chief Managing Officer.
*     In 2002 she became the top scorer of the Champions Challenge tournament in Johannesburg, South Africa, with five goals in six matches.
*     Joined Railway Coach Factory at Kapurthala (Punjab) in 1995.


PROFILE FIRST UPLOADED: June 28, 2011
PROFILE LAST UPDATED: May 17, 2018


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