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Sport India: she transports her injured father by bicycle and wins a test with the national cycling team

16:52  23 may  2020
16:52  23 may  2020 Source:   parismatch.com

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A teenage girl who cycled her injured father, a migrant worker ruined by the coronavirus, over 1,000 kilometers in India was invited to take tests for the national cycling team.

Jyoti Kumari, 15, cycled with his father Mohan Paswan and their belongings on the luggage rack from Gurugram, near New Delhi, to their village in Bihar state, according to local media.

They arrived in the village on May 16, after a journey of 1,200 kilometers covered in seven days.

Mohan Paswan, a rickshaw driver, is one of the millions of migrant workers ruined by the containment decided in March by the authorities to try to slow the progression of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Without money to pay the rent or buy food, public transport stopped, many of them set out on foot or by bicycle to their villages of origin.

The difficult journey of the father and daughter, perched on a second-hand bicycle bought with their last tickets, hit the headlines in India.

The story also caught the attention of the Indian Cycling Federation, which offered Jyoti Kumari a test to try to integrate the national team.

"She walked this distance in seven days with her father and also some luggage. I think she has something in her (...), this level of endurance. We can test it," said the president. of the federation, Onkar Singh.

"She said that all she wanted was to study. We told her that we also take care of studies in our academies," he added.

According to the federation, the teenager should return to New Delhi when the travel restrictions have been lifted. She will then take tests to make sure she is fit for competition.

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