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Swapna Barman

Swapna Barman gets dream shoes

Her plight was highlighted after she clinched the gold medal at the Jakarta Games.

06 Nov 2018 1:02 AM

Triumph against all odds

On August 29 Swapna scripted history by bagging the gold medal in Heptathlon in the Asian Games.

09 Sep 2018 12:05 AM

Rural India shining

It is obvious that the pain threshold of almost all athletes who have won Asian Games medals is high.

09 Sep 2018 12:00 AM

Athletes save India

With blazing performances on the track & field, the athletic contingent won 7 of India’s 15 golds.

04 Sep 2018 12:17 AM

Breakthrough in Jakarta

These athletes have had a more modern training system to hone their skills and a generous reward system to recognise their efforts.

01 Sep 2018 12:05 AM


Asian Games 2018: Swapna, Arpinder strike gold; Dutee Chand claims second medal

Arpinder Singh ended a 48-year long wait for triple jump victory after Dutee Chand blazed the track for her second silver.

30 Aug 2018 9:27 AM

Golds for Neeraj Chopra, Swapna Barman as India finish on top

Japan’s Meg Hemphill was second with 5883 points while another Indian Purnima Hembram was third with 5798 points.

10 Jul 2017 1:23 AM