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UP athletes make India proud, bring 3 gold medals from abroad

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Published on 25 April 2016 9:57 AM GMT

UP athletes make India proud, bring 3 gold medals from abroad
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Fatehpur: “The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a person’s determination.” The quote by former Major League baseball player Tommy Lasorda aptly describes a triad of athletes from Fatehpur district of Uttar Pradesh, who have brought golden medals to the country from Sri Lanka.

Abhay Singh Lodhi, Priya Kashyap and Pravesh Kumar, who are from middle class families, had participated in under 22, u-19 and u-17 taekwondo competition of Sri Lanka respectively. They managed to win gold medals, defeating players from Afghanistan, Bhutan, Bangladesh as well as the host Sri Lanka in the competition.

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