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What do PV Sindhu, Sakshi Malik and Dipa Karmakar have in common? Three women who were underdogs in their respective competitions and ultimately became champions, yes. Their fighting spirit, obviously. The fact that they fought all odds to emerge victorious in a country that has little infrastructure for any sport that is NOT cricket, of course. But look closer… what else do they have in common?
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Sakshi Malik fought past anonymity and the rigid hierarchy of the Indian wrestling firmament to become only the fourth Indian woman to win an Olympic medal.
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Beti bachao, but for the right reasons.
Clocked a glorious 9.81 seconds
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BMW is working with the US Olympic team
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It was a nearly exhilarating end to the day for India.
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For more than 10,000 athletes in Rio for this year's Summer Olympics, this is their moment.
Start counting those medals.