Shiny Abraham Wilson held the National Champion title in 800 meters for 14 years since her first win at the age of 16. Wilson is India’s first woman athlete to reach the semi-finals at any Olympic event. She won over 30 medals at an international level.
Wilson started training three months right after her first child was born. She went on to set a new record for fastest best time in 1995.
“I was running even faster after the birth of my child” - Shiny Abraham Wilson.
On the occasion of her birthday, we bring you some facts on her journey as an athlete. Watch the video for more.
(Video produced and edited by Nang Tanvi)