For all those who think aisa sirf movies me hota hai, here is Rahul Jhajharia,JJ as he is commonly known, for you. 4 Gold medals (800m, 1500m, 5000m, 4*400m relay) in his maiden Inter IIT appearance. But there is more to his story than just these medals. It’s a story of passion towards the sport, dedication towards practice and devotion to one’s Guru.
By Mihik Agrawal
A late surge by Udaigiri was not sufficient to overcome a 2 goal deficit, as Kumaon put one foot in the semifinals with a 2-1 win. It was the first of the two hugely entertaining fixtures of this pool, with each of the 4 teams having a chance to join Satpura in the semis if they won by a good margin. Kumaon and Girnar were tied on 5 points each, Nilgiri on 4 and Udai on 3; all with a game in hand.
A couple of years back, BRCA was turned into a non-competitive board on a trial basis on account of the rigging involved in some of the events. This led to massive disappointment among the people who loved the spirit of competition. But we were recently given good news when the BRCA general body decided to make the board's events competitive again.