Performance of India at Rio Olympics 2016

The Rio Olympics 2016 was held in Brazil from 5th August to 21st August 2016. More than 11,000 athletes from 207 National Olympic Committees took part in which India managed to bag only 2 medal. For fans in India one of the world’s most populous nation and fastest growing economies “the event is an exercise in despair.”

In India people don’t pay much heed to sports as a career for their     children. Reasons behind is the corruption in sports department and government doesn’t make much efforts for the promotions and funds. Where as at the international level the sports person are   picked up at their early age and they shape their career as per their calibre.
But perhaps more than anything else “omnipresent inequality” may be the driver behind national underperformance. We need to invest in long term as the saying goes – “MIRACLE DOES NOT HAPPEN IN ONE DAY.” 

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