Book Name:- My Olympic Journey: 50 of India’s Leading Sportspersons on the Biggest Test of Their Career
Author Name:- Digvijay Singh Deo and Amit Bose
Chronicling the stories of 50 of India’s leading Olympians for the first time ever in one comprehensive edition, Amit Bose and Digvijay Singh Deo bring you the Games through the eyes of some of the best sportspersons in the country.
These first-person accounts of Olympic medallists from 1948 till 2012, such as Leander Paes, Balbir Singh, Karnam Malleswari, Sushil Kumar and Abhinav Bindra and pioneers like Milkha Singh, Anjali Bhagwat, P.T. Usha, reveal their superstitions, hopes, grit, and challenges. Their interactions and experiences are sure to make you laugh, shed a tear and, most importantly, open your eyes to the struggles they had to endure to reach the Olympics.
These personal stories give a close-up view of what it means to represent India at the most prestigious sporting event in the world, making you a part of the soaring glory and shattering disappointment that only an Olympic Games can deliver. With photos from the personal archives of each athlete, this is a front-row seat to the privileged Olympic experience.