‘Inspirational’: Readers Love Sweta Shahi, Nalanda’s Rugby Player
When Sweta Shahi was asked if she would like to play rugby, was when she heard the word ‘rugby’ for the first time. She was spotted in a state athletic event by Bihar’s rugby secretary. She trained with her father and taught herself a foreign sport by watching YouTube videos. The 19-year-old has represented India in three international championships. But it wasn't an easy feat to pull off for this village girl.
To find out more about how Shahi went on to become an international-level rugby player, representing India multiple times, watch the full video here.