Identify the person .. Lalita Babbar ??
Her father Shivaji was against the idea of taking up sports as a profession. But she didn't give up and overcame all odds. "We are farmers and there is no fixed income for us. I am the eldest in the family and have three younger siblings. My father didn't want me to be a sportsperson because he was of the opinion that sports couldn't fetch me regular income. It was only after I became the breadwinner they started supporting me," said the 23-year-old from Maan taluka in Satara district.
She is basking in the new-found success, but is aware that her Olympic qualification dream is still not fulfilled. "I still can't believe that I was able to complete the marathon in less tha ...more