- She won the national title for the first time in 1997 at the age of 15, and kept it for next 7 consecutive years.
- She was among the best in Asia.
- Suffered a serious back-injury while preparing for next meet.
- Pleaded to the deaf ears of State Govt. official for financial help , even failed to get the promised prize money.
- To save her parents from further debts, last saturday night consumed poison and committed suicide.
Shobhini Rajan - national rowing champion