Steadfast Athlete Rita Jairath is one of the pioneers in women’s bodybuilding in India. She has various national and international bodybuilding accolades under her belt- she is the first Indian woman to participate in the coveted Arnold Classic and Amateur Olympia championships. Her journey from a beginner to prestigious International Federation of Bodybuilding and Fitness (IFBB) Pro Card winner to IFBB judge can be inspiring for any athlete all over the globe. The Steadfast Athlete is also a Bharatanatyam dancer, has a business in New Delhi, and mentors upcoming athletes. She has been conferred with the title of World Peace Ambassador by the Wockhardt Foundation affiliated with the United Nations.
Know more about her:
Birthday: December 12
No food allergies
Food preferences: Non-vegetarian
Trained by: Gurpreet Singh, Shannon Dey, Fakhri Mubarak, Dennis James, and Ahmad Askar
Gym: Rhinos gym, Delhi
Date of joining Steadfast: October 8, 2021
- Won IFBB Pro-Card at IFBB Professional League (2018)
- First Position in NPC North East Summer Classic Open (2015)
- First Position in NPC North East Summer Classic Masters (2015)
- Silver Medal in Arnold Classic, Asia (2016)
- Listed first in the Forbes magazine on Women's Day in 2020.