As PT Usha Turns 53, Here’s a Look at Her Inspiring Career

PT Usha, who turns 53 on Tuesday, redefined Indian athletics during the 1980s and 1990s. She became the youngest Indian sprinter to compete at the Olympics when she took part in the 1980 Moscow Games at the age of 16.
In the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics, Usha finished fourth in the 400m hurdle event. She missed a bronze medal by 1/100th of a second.
As Usha celebrates her birthday, take a look at the sprinter’s remarkable career.

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Modi Inaugurates Synthetic Track In Usha School of Athletics

PM Modi inaugurated a synthetic athletics track and a stadium in Usha School of Athletics on Thursday. Speaking via video conference, Modi praised former spring queen PT Usha.
“Usha school and will provide modern facilities to the trainees P T Usha has been a shining light of sports in India she endured several challenges in life and went on to enter olympics final,” he said.

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