How does Olympic silver medallist wrestler Ravi Dahiya keep his focus?

Participating in his first Commonwealth Games, India's Olympic silver medalist Ravi Dahiya spoke to Business Standard in a candid interview before departing for Birmingham 2022

Ravi Dahiya

Ravi Dahiya will be participating in his first ever Commonwealth Games at Birmingham 2022

Abhishek Singh New Delhi
Ravi Dahiya, the Olympic silver medallist from Tokyo 2020, needs no introduction. His rousing welcome in August 2021 was all over the news and billboards. Even after this stardom, he is focused on his game and makes no fuss about the limelight or media interactions. The first thing he asked me while saying yes to a small tête-à-tête was, "Bhai kitne der ka karna hai?" which, if translated from Hindi, would sound like, "How long will you be here ?" He meant no disrespect, but time is everything in a wrestler's life, especially when preparing for a big tournament.

Ravi, now in Birmingham for the Commonwealth Games 2022, was preparing at the Chhatrasal Academy in Delhi when we met

First Published: Aug 04 2022 | 7:59 PM IST

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