Paris Olympics 2024: Who is star athlete MR Poovamma? Who got trapped in dope, was banned but did not break and became an example for all.

Last Monday was a great day for India. Where MR Poovamma, the senior most player of the Indian women’s 4×400 meter relay team, which qualified for the Paris Olympics in Bahamas, has become an example. During this, Poovamma said that making a comeback at the age of 34 after a two-year ban is no joke. She wants to set an example. Poovamma proved that if the body supports then age does not matter.

Let us tell you that Poovamma, the senior most member of the Indian team, who made it to the Paris Games by finishing second in the heat of the World Athletics Relay, was banned for two years for doping offenses in 2021. After which he returned to competitions last year.

Poovamma further said that, I wanted to prove that I am still a key member of the relay team and that I can still do it. Even age doesn’t matter. I wanted to set an example. My return to this level has been very satisfactory and I am very happy. She also said that I have achieved everything, I have Asian Games medals, have participated in the World Championships four times and have played in the Olympics twice. Due to restrictions I could not go to Tokyo Olympics. It had slipped out of my hands.

Poovamma will be 34 years old next month, on this she said that hence I will have to participate in another Olympics and if my body is supporting me then why should I leave the sport. Some foreign athletes run until the age of 35 or 37. So I wanted to set an example for other athletes that age doesn’t matter. That’s why I did it.

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