Wednesday, 31 May 2023



LATEST NEWS DC Bandipora Dr. Owais Ahmad visits Child Care Institute Jai Kedarnaath Mahakaal Is The 12th Hit Bhajan From Chettan Krishna Malhotra DDC Kulgam reviews progress made under saturation campaign of PMJJB, PMSBY DC Kulgam chairs DRSC meeting Chairman, DDC Kupwara reviews implementation of SBM-G Phase- II Div Com Vijay Kumar Bidhuri visits Hajj House Bemina; takes stock of facilities for pilgrims Aman Arora Felicitates 300 Govt School Students Who Excelled In Board Exams Education Minister Harjot Singh Bains Visits Government Primary School Sector 69 Ahead Of Rainy Season, Punjab Health Minister Urges People To Clean All Possible Water-Stagnation Points Harpal Singh Cheema Launches Tax Intelligence Portal Developed By TIU Punjab Police Conduct Search Operation At Bus Stands, Railway Stations Across State Harpal Singh Cheema Directs Taxation Department To Tight Noose Around Tax Evaders From Service Sectors Govt School Students Showcases Their Hidden Talent During Scert’s ‘Kala Sath’ Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu advocated for full-fledged Integrated Regional Office of the Ministry of Environment at Shimla Mission Life for Environment : Essay Writing, Poster Making competitions held at GCW Udhampur "Didi Ki Rasoi" SHG run canteen opened in DC Office Complex Poonch DIPR hosts Cultural prog cum Mushaira to promote Nasha Mukt Bharat campaign Doda hosting Lavender Festival on June 4; District admin starts preparations Samba admin gears up to host Chamliyal Mela DC inspects progress on Multi Storey Car Parking at New Bus Stand Doda Director Employment Nisar Ahmad Wani inaugurates ‘Job Fair’ at Employment Complex Jammu


The man who won 150 medals in swimming after losing both hands in 2 mishaps

  Khas Khabar, Sports News, Jaipur, Asian Championship, Pintu Gehlot, Chokha village, Jodhpur, Rajasthan

Web Admin

Web Admin

5 Dariya News

Jaipur , 04 May 2021

This is the story of a man who lost his two hands in two different accidents, however, never gave in to the challenges but continued working hard to emerge as a winner in swimming on the national platform and setting his eyes on the Asian Championship to be held in 2022 in Hangzhou.Learning to balance his life amid odds, he started learning to balance his body amid 'troubled waters' and now has over 150 medals won in different national and international tournaments.In fact, he is also training young students in his academy who too have won over 100 medals in different tourneys.He is now aiming to win a gold medal in the Asian Championship to be held in 2022 in Hangzhou.The sportstar is Pintu Gehlot, a resident of Chokha village in Jodhpur in Rajasthan, who lost one hand during an accident in 1998 when he was a class VI student. A bus accident claimed his right hand from the shoulder itself. However, he trusted his left hand and tried to write his success story with it.With a firm determination, he stepped into the swimming pool and made a mark for himself by training himself to emerge as an ace swimmer.

After seven years of hard work, he won the state para championship held in Jodhpur.He won a gold medal in the 100 meter backstroke and silver medal in the 50 metre freestyle tournament, There was no looking back since then.However, Pintu received another cruel knock in life when he lost his other hand in 2019 while cleaning a swimming pool.There was an electric current which passed to the iron pipe across the pool which was being cleaned by Pintu at that time. His hand had to be cut off, it was damaged so badly.His father Omprakash Gehlot also lost one hand in a 2019 accident.But Pintu, it seemed, was made of iron as he did not get discouraged and continued with his passion -- swimming.He is presently connected with the Rajasthan Para swimming team as a coach and is training many young talents.He has started a swimming centre where he is training physically challenged people free of cost.Many of his students have also been earning laurels for the state, having collected over 100 medals in different tournaments.Pintu says that his ultimate aim is to participate in the Para Olympics and make a mark there. "I am trying to perform the best in the world class tournament," he says.He recently won a bronze medal in the Para National Swimming Championship held in Bengaluru in March this year and is now busy making efforts to gather around Rs 12 lakh for his training in India and abroad for the Asian Championship.


Tags: Khas Khabar , Sports News , Jaipur , Asian Championship , Pintu Gehlot , Chokha village , Jodhpur , Rajasthan



related news




Photo Gallery



Video Gallery



5 Dariya News RNI Code: PUNMUL/2011/49000
© 2011-2023 | 5 Dariya News | All Rights Reserved
Powered by: CDS PVT LTD