Vandana Katariya born on 15 April 1992 in Roshnabad - Haridwar

Her father Nahar Singh works as a master technician in BHEL, Haridwar

She made her junior international debut in 2006

She got selected in senior national team in 2010 

She was a part of the team that won bronze at the 2013 Junior World Cup in Mönchengladbach, Germany

She won her 100th cap while playing against Canada in 2014 Commonwealth Games 

In the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Vandana became first Indian woman to score an Olympic hat-trick in hockey 

In March 2022, Kataria was awarded the Padma Shri Award