At the age of 16, Beant Singh has been tipped for big things. Flying Sikh won gold medal in federation cup junior national with new meet record (1:49.9). It was a big achievement that he won a gold in his first international race.
An ecstatic Singh reveals his first love being wrestling and he switched to athletics just a few years ago.
Beant had won a silver in the National Open Athletics Championships last year at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi, his first senior national medal, in 800m with a time of 1:51:08 which was a new national record in the youth category.
The young athlete Beant Singh also won a gold in the Asian Youth Athletics Championships in which his record 1.52.26 was among the fastest times in the world in the youth category.
With big expectations, he dreamt of beating the Indian national record and is motivated to move on that track.
Looking forward to this upcoming Milkha Singh!
Via: Baru Sahib