The Indian dream to take an interest in the stupendous 200-meter sprint event at Olympics will be genuine this time after the hold up of 36 long years. The “runner” for this occasion is Dharambir Singh from Haryana who will run neck-to-neck with the velocity symbols like Usain Bolt and Justin Gatlin. Dharambir’s hurry to the Rio Olympics is a story worth sharing. He passed the Olympic qualifying sign of 20.50 seconds acing a planning of 20.45 seconds at the Indian Grand Prix Athletics in Bengaluru in July 2016.

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The Rohtak-born competitor began as a school-level Kabaddi player before he changed over to high jump. He was additionally a part of the 4×400 m hand-relay team, from where he chose to move his center to 100 m and 200 m sprint. It took constant diligent work and spunk to accomplish this mark. Prior, to manage the cost of his preparation and dietary needs, Dharambir was offering disaster protection arrangements in and around his town. He was gaining Rs 16,000 every month.

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While his preparation for the Olympics cost him Rs 40,000 a month. Now of time, individuals from his town Ayajab came to help him. The town Sarpanch contributed an amount totaling Rs 4.5 lakh to purchase hardware and pay for the preparation. Dharambir has achieved this accomplishment in the wake of beating a considerable measure of obstacles in life. In any case, he was resolved and remained for his fantasy. We want him to enjoy all that life has to offer for the Rio Olympics.

Many congratulations to Dharambir. GO RIO!

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