Indian athletes have been reaching and conquering heights in every part of the world these days. The kind of honour that they have brought to this country is totally remarkable and it seems like they have now become unstoppable. A 35 year old woman, Reena Raju from Bengaluru, keeps on accomplishing whatever she has set her heart on. Karnataka’s first lady beneficiary of a heart donation, Reena is presently outfitting to end up noticeably India’s first lady organ transplant beneficiary to participate in a World Transplant Games meet. She represented India in badminton and 100-meter race at the 21st release of the semiannual occasion that took off at Malaga, Spain, on Sunday. Balveer Singh from Uttar Pradesh and Dharmendra Soti from Lucknow are the two different Indians who participated in the eight-day biennial occasion sorted out by the World Transplant Games Federation (WTGF).
Though Reena couldn’t win a medal, she participated like a champion and became first woman participant from Indian. On the other hand, Balvir Singh and Dharmendra Soti who took part in Men’s Badminton won a gold and a bronze respectively.
The participants insisted that India could do bigger at World Transplant Games but the lack of awareness hasn’t let champions in coming up. “While nations like the UK and the US have several members, there are just three from India. There’s absence of mindfulness, support and sponsorships for organ beneficiaries,” lamented Reena.
The WTGF has been organizing worldwide donning occasions and elevating instruction around transplantation to raise awareness.
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