's trainee Tintu Luka, who specialises in 800m, has been part of the RTP in the past -- thrice -- and Usha
said she has always welcomed any tests that Tintu had to undergo.
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National Three-Wall Championships at Lucas County Rec Center, Maumee, Ohio.
Coming to her rescue, doctors at Sri Balaji Action Medical Institute removed the denture that Usha
, 63, had accidentally swallowed in 2011.
, a former Olympian and Asian Games Gold medallist, said that Luka needed to compete against European athletes to test her skill and endurance as competition at the national games - where she bagged gold - was not enough.
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The next year Maisonet/Williams exacted a measure of revenge by winning the USHA
national championship against Apuzzi/Golden.
Asked why the company is focusing so much on women's sports, Siddharth Shriram, co- chairman, Usha
International, said the group's is keen to support women and children in India.
Known as the "Payyoli Express", sprint queen Usha
hailed ace shuttler Saina Nehwal for her recent victories in the Thailand and Indonesia Opens.
March 17-19: USHA
Hall of Fame Tournament and Women's Classic at Tucson Racquet Club.
has resisted Tintu from sending abroad for training, even though the government has been pumping in good money to provide the athletes with the best training facilities.
Speaking about the marathon, Usha
said that such events would increase the morale of athletes and would generate interest among the public.