Events: Men’s 50m Butterfly, Men’s 50m Freestyle and Men’s 200m Individual Medley
Background: Suyash Yadav started swimming at a very early age. Tragedy struck him, when he was in secondary school. Just like any other day as he was playing with his friends, he unfortunately got electrocuted by an unprotected wire. Both his arms had to be amputated and he spent several painful months in the hospital bed. However, his burning desire to achieve remained intact and has led him to a stage where he is representing India.
He has won multiple medals in such a short career. Aged only 22, his resume looks impressive.
- 3 silver medals in German Swimming National Championships 2016
- 1 gold, 1 silver and 2 bronze medals in Open Polish Winter Swimming Championships 2016
- 2 gold medals in International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports World Games 2015
Get Ready Folks ! Wear the cheering boots. It’s time to cheer for our India in the world stage again.
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