Beating Patriarchy And Winning Medals One Sport At A Time

PUBLISHED ON: August 8, 2021 | Duration: 26 min, 57 sec

  
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For the second straight Games, women athletes continue winning medals for India as witnessed at the Tokyo Olympics. While India celebrates, it is important to put our women athletes' victories in context - in a world of sport that is largely dominated by men in India. In this episode, we celebrate our athletes who have won despite an uneven playing field. We are honored to have Bhavani Devi, the first Indian Olympic Fencer, Nisha Millet who is the first Indian swimmer to qualify for swimming in the Olympics, Nikhat Zareen, a Junior World Boxing Champion, Jyoti Ann Burrett a former Indian footballer and currently Delhi state captain along with John Gloster, Ex-Indian Cricket Team physiotherapist as well as the head physio for Rajasthan Royals, Shagun Chowdhary, the first woman to represent at the Olympics in Shotgun and Sumitra Nayak, Captain of the U-18 Women's Rugby Team on the show.
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