WION Broadband Olympics Edition: 3 medals that changed the sporting ecosystem

Aug 02, 2020, 02.05 PM(IST)
Sushil Kumar and Vijender Singh won their Olympic medals in Beijing within a few hours of each other. Both were sons of the soil and both had to endure hardships growing up. The Olympic medal changed their lives in Beijing and both admit that it also opened a pathway for many more promising sportspersons from similar backgrounds to follow in their footsteps.