Indian Wushu Champion- Sanathoi Devi

Blog by: Suryakant Tripathi.

The sport is probably the least known on the list, from inadequate sponsorship to little or no infrastructure Wushu has to fight for its legitimacy at every level. However, two bronze medals at the 2014 Asian Games, ahead of several countries, where the sport is a mainstay has given Indian Wushu some much needed attention.

Sanathoi Devi’s bronze at the Asian Games only touched the surface of her achievements in the sport. Devi won one of the silver medals at the 2013 World Wushu Championship held in Kuala Lumpur, India and the other at the 2010 Championship in Ankara, Turkey.