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5 less followed sports that India is doing well in

  • India is a country that takes pride in it’s sporting culture. However, only a few sports get a king’s share of media attention. It may sur ...
Aditya Jha
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Modified 31 Mar 2015, 18:32 IST

#4 Gymnastics

India has been doing exceptionally well in gymnastics over the past few years.

In the 2010 Commonwealth games, Ashish Kumar won the first ever medal in Gymnastics for India in the form of a bronze. Kumar’s coach complained that the equipments used for training were 20 years old. 

This does raise eyebrows and makes you think about some sports not getting what they deserve. 

The Gymnastics federation of India announced in 2010 that no team will travel to Rotterdam to take part in the world championships, which meant that India was automatically disqualified from taking part in the 2012 London Olympics. 

Dipa Karmakar is another promising athlete who clinched bronze at the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games and is a multiple gold medal winner at the National Games.

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Published 31 Mar 2015, 14:57 IST
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