A look at this man and you will forget all the tragedies. The charming smile and the coolers he wears will inspire everyone to shut out the problems and face life.
His Event: 1500 meter race
Background: His vision was all normal until age 5, beyond which it started to deteriorate and he became completely blind by the time he turned 6. The reason is still not clear as to why it happened. Later, he shifted to Delhi and joined a school for blind. He was really active in sports even during his schooling and started representing India at the world stage since 2006. He has brought various laurels for the nation until now.
- Ankur Dhama was the first person ever to score a goal for India in an international football tournament for the blind.
- 2014 Para Asian games at Incheon. His timings of 4:23 minutes in 1,500m and 2:9 minutes in 800m fetched him bronze and silver medals respectively.