Gaurika Singh

Gaurika Singh Biography

Posted by | Vishnu Das on | April 29, 2024

Date of Birth

26 / November / 2002


22 Years


Nepalese swimmer

Gaurika Singh, a Nepalese swimmer born on November 26, 2002, made her international debut on August 3, 2015, at the World Aquatics Championships in Kazan, Russia. She showcases versatility across various strokes including freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, and medley.

Gaurika Singh Height, Weight, Age, Biography & More

Under the guidance of coaches Rhys Gormley and Christine Green, Singh hones her skills at the Copthall Swimming Club. Her dedication to swimming marks her as a promising talent in the sport.


She currently resides in London, United Kingdom. She attends Haberdashers’ Aske’s School for Girls in Elstree, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom, where she is pursuing her education.


Gaurika Singh was born on November 26, 2002, in Nepal, making her a Sagittarius by zodiac sign. She is 22 years old and holds Nepalese nationality.

Physical Stats

She stands at a height of 155 centimeters or 1.55 meters, which is approximately 5 feet 1 inch in the imperial system. She maintains a weight of 45 kilograms or 99 pounds. Gaurika has captivating black eyes and matching black hair, completing her striking appearance.


As of now, Gaurika Singh is unmarried.


Gaurika Singh is part of a Hindu family, with her father Paras Singh, and her mother Garima Rana being significant figures in her life. She also has a brother named Sauren. Embracing her Nepalese ethnicity, Gaurika finds strength in her family’s support and cultural background.

Gaurika Singh with her Mother Garima Rana

Gaurika Singh with her Mother Garima Rana

Summer Olympics 2016 Career

At the age of 13 years and 255 days, Singh became the youngest athlete to compete at the 2016 Rio Olympics. While she won heat 1 of the 100m Backstroke with a time of 1:08:45, she did not qualify for the semifinals, finishing in 31st place overall.

Summer Olympics 2020

At 18 years and 8 months, Singh participated in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. She clinched the third position in heat 1 of the 100m Freestyle with a time of 1:00:11, setting a national record. However, despite her achievement, she didn’t advance to the semi-finals, finishing in 50th place overall.

Event Name Time Club Meet Date
Women’s 200m free Gaurika Singh 2:05.06 December 2019 Kathmandu, Nepal 2019 South Asian Games
Women’s 100m freestyle 1:00:11 28 July 2021 Tokyo, Japan 2020 Summer Olympics
400m freestyle 4:40.93 February 2016 Guwahati, India 2016 South Asian Games
200m individual medley 2:33.26 February 2016 Guwahati, India 2016 South Asian Games
200m breastroke 2:37.87 June 2015 Lalitpur, Nepal, Nepal 2015 Open National and Age-group Swimming Championship
200m backstroke Gaurika Singh 2:26.93 February 2016 Guwahati, India 2016 South Asian Games
100m breaststroke Gaurika Singh 1:26.72 June 2015 Lalitpur, Nepal, Nepal 2015 Open National and Age-group Swimming Championship
100m backstroke Gaurika Singh 1:07.31 February 2016 Guwahati, India 2016 South Asian Games
100m backstroke Gaurika Singh 1:08.91 7 November 2015 Dubai, United Arab Emirates 2015 FINA Swimming World Cup
100m backstroke Gaurika Singh 1:08.12 3 August 2015 Kazan, Russia 2015 World Aquatics Championships

Net Worth

As of now, Gaurika Singh’s net worth is not publicly disclosed.

Favourite Things

Favourite Swimmer Katinka Hosszú (Hungarian Swimmer)
Color Pink, White

Some Lesser Known Facts About Gaurika Singh

  • Gaurika Singh was born in Nepal and at the age of two she moved to London along with her family.
  • Her mother, Garima Rana, is the 1994 SLC Board Topper.
  • She takes her training at Copthall Swimming Club in London under coaches Christine Green and Rhys Gormley, who are known to have produced world-class swimmers.
  • Gaurika started competing in the Nepal Championships at the age of eleven.
  • She has won many awards and has broken many national records since the beginning of her swimming career at a very young age.
  • At the 2016, South Asian Games, she won 1 silver and 2 bronze medals.
  • According to her father, Paras Rana, Gaurika gets up at 4:00 a.m. each day.
  • In April 2015, when a massive earthquake hit the Nepal, Gaurika was in Kathmandu along with her mother and little brother Sauren. She explains- “We were on the fifth floor of a building that we couldn’t escape from, so we sheltered under a table for 10 minutes in the middle of the room and had to go down the stairs afterwards amid the aftershocks.”
  • She contributed 200 pounds sterling (from the earnings of national championships) for the Nepal earthquake victims.
  • In June 2015, she became the Goodwill Ambassador of the Shanti Education Initiative Nepal (SEIN).

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Body Measurements Not Known
Birth Place Nepal
Children N/A
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Height In CM 155 CM
Height In Meter 1.55 M
Nationality Nepalese
Parents Father: Paras Singh, Mother: Garima Rana
Profession Nepalese swimmer
Siblings Brother: Sauren
Spous N/A
Weight 45 kg
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius


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