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Indian cyclist Deborah won four gold medals at Track Asia Cup 2014

Tribal girl from Andaman and Nicobar, Deborah won four Gold Medals in the Track Asia Cup Cycling Championship 2014.

Nov 25, 2014 17:17 IST
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Indian Cyclist Deborah on 23 November 2014 won four gold medals at the Track Asia Cup Cycling Championship 2014. The Track Asia Cup Cycling Championship was held from 21 to 23 November 2014 at Indira Gandhi Stadium, New Delhi.
 
Deborah won two gold medals - in the women's elite keirin (8 laps) and sprint finals (3 laps) - on the concluding day of the championship for an overall individual tally of four gold medals.


Earlier, Deborah had won a combined gold with Kezia Varghese in the team sprint final on 22 November 2014. She won the 500 metre time trial gold in women's elite section on the opening day of the Track Asia Cup 2014.

Apart from this, in the championship India finished with medal tally of total 18 medals (5 Gold, 4 Silver and 9 Bronze).

About Deborah
19-year-old Deborah is a tribal girl from Andaman and Nicobar Islands who survived the 2004 Tsunami that devastated the islands. She was trained at the Sports Authority of India (SAI) centre in Andaman and has emerged as one of the rising stars of Indian cycling.

 

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