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In this sixth episode of the Hindi podcast series “Naye India Ka Andaz (India’s Best Sports Podcast Series)”, we narrate the journey of the Tokyo Olympics 2020 Silver Medalist, Wrestler Ravi Kumar Dahiya.
It is said that a hardworking and restrained person can spend many years of his life in oblivion and stumbling, but there comes a time in everyone’s life where they get the fruits of their hard work. And something similar happened in the life of Ravi Kumar Dahiya
But behind this success, it was Ravi’s hard work, but at the same time, his father and all the people connected with Ravi have contributed a lot to his success. It is the journey of a father believing in his son’s dream and supporting it against all odds.
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Sports Podcast – Naye India Ka Andaaz S1 E6: Inspirational Podcast on life of Ravi Kumar Dahiya
About Naye India Ka Andaaz | India’s Best Sports Podcast series
Naye India Ka Andaaz is a dynamic platform and an initiative by KreedOn to bring to light the inspirational stories and acknowledge our ever glorious and prominent sports heroes from past to present through the medium of most captivating podcasts. We bring you fascinating stories, spontaneous conversations, and meticulous analysis based on relevant data. We aim to motivate and inspire the Indian youth to build a strong sporting nation by raising awareness about Indian sports. Thus, sports is a strong medium to unite the country and influence the young generation.
The motivational story of Ravi Kumar wrestler
The rising star of wrestling, Ravi Kumar Dahiya won a silver medal in the Tokyo Olympics and made the nation proud. He hails from Nahri village situated in Sonipat district of Haryana, which is the hub of wrestling in India. He belongs to a proletarian family and due to the economic crisis in the family, he could not start his training at a young age. His shortcomings could not stop him from pursuing his ambitions of becoming a professional wrestler. At the age of 23, he achieved his goals through his consistent hard work and unparalleled determination for the sport. The sport of wrestling is not limited to the rural areas instead it has spurred its roots to the Professional level.
Ravi Kumar Dahiya Achievements
His first prime achievement was in the Junior World Championship 2015. He was contesting in the 55 kg freestyle event at Salvador de Bahia. He clinched the silver medal. In 2017, he got a severe knee injury. But after a year, he made his return by winning another silver medal in the U-23 World Wrestling Championship. He became the only Indian to win a medal in the 57 kg category in the history of the tournament. After the Asian Wrestling Championship of 2019, he rose to No.5 in the world rankings.
In the same year, the 22-year-old Ravi Kumar made his World Championship debut. On his way to the semifinals, he defeated some of the notable names in World wrestling and ensured the Tokyo 2020 Olympic berth. He grabbed the opportunity and won a silver medal in the Tokyo Olympics. Ravi is the real hero of Indian wrestling as he is the second wrestler to win an Olympic silver medal after the great Sushil Kumar. He was awarded cash rewards by the government of India, BCCI, and several other institutions.
The key to unrivalled fortune
It is said that a hard-working and restrained person can spend many years of his life in oblivion and stumbling. But there comes a time in everyone’s life where life bears golden fruits for their hard work and perseverance. The same way, Ravi Kumar’s inspirational story motivates the young generation to fulfill their aspirations. Life is all about embracing your failures to outshine others. None of the obstacles or hardships in life can affect your outgrowth and excellence if you desire to outshine others.
About KreedOn Originals: The Best Sports Podcast Series
KreedOn Podcasts is an initiative of ours to bring recognition to our present and past sports heroes. By the medium of engaging storytelling, candid conversations, data-driven analysis, and much more. Through this audio medium, we want to inspire and build a strong community of the young generation in India to follow, support and spread awareness about Indian Sports.