Making a splash as a star athlete

In swimming competitions all over the globe, Sharath Gayakwad is doing India proud. His speed is astonishing and his form impeccable—despite the fact that he’s swimming with one arm. Prodded into the pool by a wise school principal when he was a child, Sharath later competed in the 2012 London Paralympics and set a record at the 2014 Asian Games for the highest number of medals (six) by an Indian at any multi-discipline event. Hear the enthralling account of this INK Fellow’s passion and drive for achievement and his definition of what winning really is.

Recorded at INK2015, Mumbai



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