Need to be Proud: India's big contingent at Tokyo Olympics is from Small Towns

Mirabai Chanu got India's first silver in weightlifting, she grew up in a village outside of Imphal, Manipur

Chanu used to lift tree logs for firewood when she realised how she had potential for weightlifting

Lovline Boragohain as assured India its bronze medal in boxing. She grew up in Golaghat district of Assam

Kamalpreet Kaur hails from Badal village in Punjab and comes from a humble background

Kaur is India's first discus thrower to take us to the finals at Olympics

Read Our Story on How Small Towns in India Have Big Olympic Dreams

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