March 14, 2018.
“ Rohit is very happy,’’ Sabhajeet Yadav said about his son who has commenced training with a brand new javelin.
According to him, Bhasker Desai sponsored the Nemeth javelin; their friend Melvin made the necessary arrangements for sourcing the javelin and dispatching it. “ We collected it from Meerut yesterday,’’ Sabhajeet said.
Sabhajeet Yadav, a farmer from Dabhiya, Uttar Pradesh, is a well-known amateur runner with several podium finishes in his age category.
Rohit is a former gold medalist in javelin-throw at the World School Games.
Asked about the new javelin and how it felt in training sessions, Rohit said that it made a lot of difference.
For more on Rohit and his journey so far, please scroll down to the article immediately preceding this report or click on this link: https://shyamgopan.com/2018/03/09/a-javelin-for-rohit/
(The author, Shyam G Menon, is a freelance journalist based in Mumbai.)