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Mihir Vasavda at Asian Games: Ancy Sojan evokes Dhoni-isms after winning silver, pipping favorite Shaili

Asian Games 2023: Ancy Sojan silver medal long jump Silver medallist India’s Ancy Sojan Edappilly poses for photos during the presentation ceremony of the women’s long jump final event at the 19th Asian Games, in Hangzhou, China, Monday, Oct. 2, 2023. (PTI)

After the heavier stuff came the fun bit.

Ancy Sojan tapped her feet and caressed her braids, joked about the days she was ‘fatty’ and described the grind to ‘look like an athlete’ again. She evoked Dhoni-isms, paraphrasing the former cricket captain’s ‘control the controllables’ mantra in which she sought solace during her lowest phases.


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