The whole country went gaga over India’s brilliant show in the 2018 Asian Games and Commonwealth Games. Many new athletes emerged as stars by clinching medals and were extensively covered by the media. However, if you are assuming that all the limelight and their phenomenal show must have assured them all few small and big sponsorship deals, you are highly mistaken.
As many in the country suffer from short-term memory loss when it comes to sports, except cricket, let us only talk about the recently concluded Asian Games, where we performed exceptionally well this time around. Young athletes such as Neeraj Chopra, Saurabh Chaudhary, Swapna Burman, Shardul Vihan, Amit Panghal and Dutee Chand, among others made national headlines with her phenomenal performances. However, very few managed to grab the attention of the sponsors and were fortunate enough to crack a deal with brands. Here is a tentative list of the lucky few.
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