Why India Falls Short of Medal Count In Multi- Sports Events


In India where poverty, lack of education, poor infrastructure, and health outlines India's lackluster performance in major sports events. A country where girls are disallowed from participating in sports and boys are being coaxed to become engineers, doctors and scientists, adds to the dismay. Thus, gives us a glimpse of why the world's second most populated nation falls short of medals in the medal count to its counterparts like China and Russia.

A country, where, sports is considered a mere pass-time- activity by parents and not a profession, in exception to cricket- a game which is considered as the national sports and religion, has taken over the other games by storm, also the fading memories of the 'Golden days of Hockey', which gave India an international recognition and India winning three consecutive gold medals under the captaincy of Major Dhyan Chand. Lack of information about the Olympics in rural areas also adds to this 'serious cause'.

Whereas, in China, sports is treated in accordance with the military level precision, as  hundreds of small children, are been put to rigorous training from the age of three or four, which may sound inhuman to some but, is a significant part of sports, which also requires sweat and sacrifice like any other field of activity.

This is the reason why China's medal count at major sports events is in double figures, whilst, Indian athletes struggle to make a podium finish, which is a humiliation for the nation.

The points mentioned above, clearly shows how the attitude of the two neighboring countries, which, differ dramatically in context to sports. 

Adding to the woes is also the negligence attitude of the governance system in the country in allocating adequate funds to set up a world-class infrastructure for the athletes  resulting in 'poor' show,  therefore, forcing them to train on their own, by gathering funds from the public or if they're lucky enough to get sponsored for being trained abroad. 

The prevailing corruption in our bureaucracy is also a major hindrance for the athletes to make it for the Olympics and Common Wealth Games and other sports. 

So, in a nutshell, the message is clear and precise- India can’t win medals in Olympics with cricket!  If you want to excel in sports and stand in the race with China, you need to catch boys and girls at a very young age.  


Why India Falls Short of Medal Count In Multi- Sports Events


In India where poverty, lack of education, poor infrastructure, and health outlines India's lackluster performance in major sports events. A country where girls are disallowed from participating in sports and boys are being coaxed to become engineers, doctors and scientists, adds to the dismay. Thus, gives us a glimpse of why the world's second most populated nation falls short of medals in the medal count to its counterparts like China and Russia.

A country, where, sports is considered a mere pass-time- activity by parents and not a profession, in exception to cricket- a game which is considered as the national sports and religion, has taken over the other games by storm, also the fading memories of the 'Golden days of Hockey', which gave India an international recognition and India winning three consecutive gold medals under the captaincy of Major Dhyan Chand. Lack of information about the Olympics in rural areas also adds to this 'serious cause'.

Whereas, in China, sports is treated in accordance with the military level precision, as  hundreds of small children, are been put to rigorous training from the age of three or four, which may sound inhuman to some but, is a significant part of sports, which also requires sweat and sacrifice like any other field of activity.

This is the reason why China's medal count at major sports events is in double figures, whilst, Indian athletes struggle to make a podium finish, which is a humiliation for the nation.

The points mentioned above, clearly shows how the attitude of the two neighboring countries, which, differ dramatically in context to sports. 

Adding to the woes is also the negligence attitude of the governance system in the country in allocating adequate funds to set up a world-class infrastructure for the athletes  resulting in 'poor' show,  therefore, forcing them to train on their own, by gathering funds from the public or if they're lucky enough to get sponsored for being trained abroad. 

The prevailing corruption in our bureaucracy is also a major hindrance for the athletes to make it for the Olympics and Common Wealth Games and other sports. 

So, in a nutshell, the message is clear and precise- India can’t win medals in Olympics with cricket!  If you want to excel in sports and stand in the race with China, you need to catch boys and girls at a very young age.  

Why India Falls Short of Medal Count In Multi- Sports Events

In India where poverty, lack of education, poor infrastructure, and health outlines India's lackluster performance in major sports event...

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