She was flat-footed and yet became the first Indian female gymnast to qualify for the Olympics.
Her ankle was swollen on the day she won the 2014 bronze medal at the Commonwealth Games. She didn’t have a vaulting table yet she became the first Indian to execute the biomechanically impossible and extremely dangerous Produnova vault.
She has vaulted into history by making the human body fly and our hearts flutter with pride.
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Published Date: Jul 14, 2017 15:34 PM | Updated Date: Jul 21, 2017 20:27 PM