Watch: Asian Games Gold Medallist Swapna Barman Shows Her 'Rare Talent'
Swapna Barman had also come into focus for having an unusual six toes on each foot.
Asian Games 2018 gold medallist Swapna Barman displayed her rare singing talent at an event in Kolkata. The 21-year-old Barman had also come into focus for having an unusual six toes on each foot. Barman, who was born in Jalpaiguri, West Bengal took the stage to sing a few lines from a popular song. One of the visitors at the event posted the video on Twitter and said, "Very rare talent of Gold Medallist of @asiangames2018 @Swapna_Barman96 singing a bengali song in a event at Press Club, Kolkata . A pure bong culture!"
Very rare talent of Gold Medallist of @asiangames2018 @Swapna_Barman96 singing a bengali song in a event at Press Club, Kolkata . A pure bong culture! @joybhattacharj @aniketmishra299 @AnilavaC @abhaybhow @asg1980 @rupayanb @ioaindia #Asiangames pic.twitter.com/h9mR7sMRxH— Shibam Das (@ShibamD07100804) September 13, 2018
A few days back, the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Delhi had invited Swapna Barman to treat her tooth infection and back pain.
The 21-year-old, Barman had fought off a toothache and a stiff challenge from China's Wang Qingling to claim gold in the heptathlon event.
Swapna's triumph in the women's heptathlon is the first-ever gold for India in the event at the Asiad. She had posted a score of 6026 points.
Wang Qingling of China scored 5954 to take silver while Japan's Yuki Yamasaki produced her personal best of 5873 to bag the bronze medal.