2 medals for India are so distant at the Summer Games. Both are medalists from the North East. What is it almost the region which has so far created. Three Olympic legends counting 2 in the space of a week. The strength, never-say-die attitude. And unadulterated cherish for sports.
Mary Kom was one of 6 Olympic medalists for India and London in 2012. Then 9 years back, Mary Kom was a 5-time world 1st winner. And had made her Olympic debut with a blast. Instantly after her bronze at the London Games. She would go on to be a part show for youths competing for glory at the beat.
Mary Kom’s medal in London all those a long time. Prior not only propelled a whole era of Indian competitors in men and ladies. But moreover stirred up a transformation of sorts in India’s North East.
India’s North East. Extraordinary. Lovely. Rich green lands. Snow-capped mountains. And the individuals are neighborly, warm, and inviting.
Mary Kom of course wasn’t the first awesome. Indian athlete to rise from those parts of the nation. There were Baichung Bhutia whose abuses on the football field are part of sporting legends in India.
But Mary Kom’s Olympic bronze cleared. The way for the sports-conscious youth of the North East to dream and dream big.
At the Tokyo Olympics, Mirabai Chanu, a youthful lady. From Manipur made history. They consider the greatest wearing exhibition in the world. Mirabai got to be the first Indian to win a medal. On Day 1 of the Olympics. She is presently the first Indian weightlifter. To win Olympic silver and the second Indian lady to win a silver medal after PV Sindhu.
Karma said he does not need either Mirabai or Lovlina. To be used for long talks but he trusts. Their wearing glories would talk for themselves. Mirabai Chanu and Lovlina Borgohain won medals for India. It is not fair for the North East.
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