COVID-19  In-depth info for Indians in Atlanta/Georgia. Click here  
Home > Magazine > ChaiTime > Good Sports: JAVELIN THROWER KEEPS POSITIVE MINDSET

 

Good Sports: JAVELIN THROWER KEEPS POSITIVE MINDSET

Compiled/partly written by Melvin Durai Email Compiled/partly written by Melvin Durai
June 2020
Good Sports: JAVELIN THROWER KEEPS POSITIVE MINDSET

The coronavirus pandemic has hit many athletes hard, particularly those who were preparing for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, only to see it postponed until next summer. Neeraj Chopra, India’s top javelin thrower and an Olympic medal hopeful, is trying to make the best of the situation.

“I will be able to get more time to fine-tune some of my technical skills,” he told Times of India. “I am looking at it as a positive in terms of my preparations for the Olympics.”

Chopra has been stuck at the National Institute of Sports in Patiala and has not thrown a javelin in more than two months.

“This is a long break for me, but there are times when you can’t control the situation,” he said. “As an athlete, I can focus on my training and keep a positive mindset.”


Compiled and partly written by Indian humorist MELVIN DURAI, author of the novel Bala Takes the Plunge.

[Comments? Contributions? We would love to hear from you about Chai Time. If you have contributions, please email us at melvin@melvindurai.com. We welcome jokes, quotes, online clips, and more.]



Enjoyed reading Khabar magazine? Subscribe to Khabar and get a full digital copy of this Indian-American community magazine.


  • Add to Twitter
  • Add to Facebook
  • Add to Technorati
  • Add to Slashdot
  • Add to Stumbleupon
  • Add to Furl
  • Add to Blinklist
  • Add to Delicious
  • Add to Newsvine
  • Add to Reddit
  • Add to Digg
  • Add to Fark
blog comments powered by Disqus

Back to articles

 

DIGITAL ISSUE

      09_21_Cover-Satyajit-Ray-w.jpg  

 

eKhabar

Sign up for our weekly newsletter
eKhabar

Click here       

 Indiaco_GA Web Banner (1).png 

PBA AD PROOF.jpg 

NEW Ekal WEB Adv.jpg

Tucker GA_Tirestar_06_21.jpg

C1421_BS_Hospitality_Bnr2.jpg

Raj&Patel-CPA-Web-Banner.jpg

Krishnan Co WebBanner.jpg

Embassy Bank_gif.gif 

DineshMehta-CPA-Banner-0813.jpg 

 InsuranceWala-Web-Banner.gif