Saturday, 20 August 2016

The Rising of Women...

''India mein sabzi Lene se leke to olympic Medal  tak.... Ladies ko hi Jana Padta hai....''

 

This sentence is trolling the Tweeter,WhatsApp, Facebook and many other social media sites and applications after winning Silver Medal by PV Sindhu in Rio Olympics2016 Badminton Finals.Literally, this Rio Olympics2016 Games Proved to be mind Changing  Game for Indians about their thinking for Women..  

 India’s 2016 Olympic stars Aditi Ashok, PV Sindhu, Sakshi Malik &  Dipa Karmakar stand tall amidst shattered glass ceilings, prejudices, and apathy. These women have smashed, punched, and vaulted their way forward in a country that counts on its sons for success and sees its daughters as the meek ones to be married off. 

Lets See about the Women players who made India proud by winning olympic medals...

Sakshi Malik..

The Rohtak Girl, made india proud after winning the first Olympic medal at Rio Olympics Games for India by winning Bronze medal against Kyrgyzstan’s Aisuluu Tynybekova in 58 Kg category of  Women's Freestyle Wrestling at Rio Olympics 2016.
  Starting her training at the  early stage of 12 years old, has won her first medal in 2000  World Junior Wresting Championship in the 59-kg category in form of Bronze medal by the age of 18. She has won Silver Medal in Common Wealth Games 2014, Bronze Medal in Senior Asian Wrestling Championships 2015 and Recently Bronze Medal in Rio Olympics Games 2016.


  PV Sindhu

This name was not known to all  Indians till she entered the badminton Finals at Rio Olympics2016. The Evening of 19th Aug,2016, has become an historical one as PV Sindhu, 21 years old,  conquered Silver Medal on her name while playing against Carolina Martin, Spanish Player.  Both PV Sindhu and Carolina Martin entered the Badminton Finals in Olympics for the first time. Pusarla Venkata Sindhu's  journey till the finals itself is an achievement n victory. She may not have won the Gold, but she have won the hearts of billion people which made this Silver Medal Shine more than winning a Gold Medal. We cant ignore the man behind her success, Pullela Gopichand,  ex-athlelte and her coach. She has won a bronze medal at the 2009 Sub-Junior Asian Badminton Championships.P. V. Sindhu ended 2013 on a happy note by winning Macau Open Grand Prix Gold title, and the Arjun Award, one of the highest honours for a sportsperson in the country and many more awards re bestowed on her.


Dipa Karmarkar

Dipa Karmarkar, 23 years old,  is the first ever Indian female Gymnast to represent India in Olympics in Gymnasium. Also she is the first ever Indian gymnast to do so in the period of 52 years. She secured 4th position in Women's Vault Gymnastics event of Rio Olympics 2016 with an overall score of 15.066.
  She have not won any of the Bronze,Silver or Gold Medal, but she has become an inspiration for the girls who wants to enter the sports field from  the entire  state of Tripura as well as rest of India.She too have many awards on her name.


Aditi Ashok

Aditi Ashok, 18 years old, is the by far the youngest Indian player to reach into Golf Finals of Olympics. She started learning golf since the age of 5  at Bangalore Golf Club. ADITI ASHOK is the youngest and first Indian to win LET’s Lalla Aicha Tour School 2016 with the lowest winning score of 23 under par at 17 years. With this victory she also became the first Indian (male or female) to win qualifying school of any internationally ranked tour. She equaled the men’s course record and set a new women’s course record with her career’s lowest round of 10 under par on Samanah Country Club. She is the only Indian golfer to have played the Asian Youth Games (2013) Youth Olympic Games (2014) and Asian Games (2014). Besides this, she has no of laurels and awards namd upon her. She is getting trained herself under Mr Steven Giuliano, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and strength and conditioning coach  Mr Nicolas Cabaret, Annecy, France


 The story and their journey to RioOlympics2016 is itself an achievement for them. A nice message to share with you that changes the view about the women in society :

 "For the Indian Girls at Rio.. "

They defeated the ultrasound that declared 'It' was a 'She'.

They defeated the nurse declaring in a sombre tone 'Ladki Hai..' .

They defeated murderous parents or even worse ,
those who keep them alive but kill their spirit every single day.

They defeated the odds against them for parents "Allowing" her to chase her dream.

They defeated the family pride that wants Every Indian Child to be a Doctor or Engineer.

They defeated the School Teacher, who said "It's not a Girl's Game".

They defeated bad Sports Infrastructure and even lack of Healthy food needed to fuel the fire. 

They defeated a System where overweight foreign travelling officials,
who have only played ludo as a sports, decide her fate.

They defeated the Dada-Nana who told her "good girls don't wear short clothes".

They defeated the Dadi-Nani who told her not to play in sun and become "kaali-kaluti."

They defeated friends who told her she needs to "control aggression and chill."

They defeated the pados waali Aunty ji who wondered "akele kahan-kahan ghumti hai aapki ladki."

They defeated the million eyes staring at her legs and not noticing the brilliant game she played.

They defeated the Bua jee and Mausi jee who ask "tum shadi kab karogi."

They defeated the journalist who asked her when she would "settle".

They defeated the cynics who thought they were pouting and clicking selfies on a fully paid foreign trip..


 
They have achieved what they have not because of us. But despite us!"...
 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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