My Olympic Journey: 50 of India's Leading Sportspersons on the Biggest Test of Their Career

My Olympic Journey: 50 of India's Leading Sportspersons on the Biggest Test of Their Career by Digvijay Singh Deo, Amit Bose

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Language English
Contributor(s) Digvijay Singh Deo, Amit Bose
Binding Paperback
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Product Details
Language English
Publication Date 2016-07-02
Publisher Penguin Books Limited
Contributor(s) Digvijay Singh Deo, Amit Bose
Binding Paperback
Edition Latest
Page Count 376
ISBN 014342663X


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Chronicling the stories of fifty of India's leading Olympians for the first time ever in one comprehensive edition, Digvijay Singh Deo and Amit Bose bring you the Games through the eyes of some of the best sportspersons in the country. These first-person accounts of Olympic medallists from 1948 till 2012, such as Balbir Singh, Leander Paes, Karnam Malleswari, Abhinav Bindra and Sushil Kumar and pioneers like Milkha Singh, P.T. Usha, Anjali Bhagwat, reveal their hopes, superstitions, grit and challenges. Their experiences and interactions are sure to make you laugh, shed a tear and, most importantly, open your eyes to the struggles they had to endure to reach the Olympics. These personal stories give a close-up view of what it means to represent India at the most prestigious sporting event in the world, making you a part of the soaring glory and shattering disappointment that only an Olympic Games can deliver. With photos from the personal archives of each athlete, this is a front-row seat to the privileged Olympic experience.


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