Book Review: Kolhapur to Beijing

With just five medals (if you don’t count hockey) in its 60 years of participating in Olympic events as an independent nation, India is not exactly hot property. But there is always hope.

Kolhapur to Beijing is one such story of hope. With the country sending out a swimming team (earlier, it was just the odd contestant) for the first time to the Olympics, 17-year-old Virdhawal Khade’s story will hold a lot of meaning for every growing, aspiring youngster.

Read the full piece at LiveMint.



  1. madhavi August 23, 2008

    it is nice posting. quite interesting and informative. nice book.

  2. Anonymous January 20, 2009

    Go Veer Go !!!


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