Man who lost his leg following grisly road accident wants to become world’s tennis champion

Man who lost his leg following grisly road accident wants to become world’s tennis champion

-Amputee plans to represent his country in Paralympics, wheelchair tennis

- He lost his leg in grisly road accident that almost killed him, but his dream never died

- Despite being on wheelchair, he has been actively involved in athletics in pursuit of his dream

An Indian amputee who lost his leg following a terrible road accident that nearly claimed his life seeks to represent his country in world’s wheelchair tennis championship in Tokyo.

Prajwal Rajith was reportedly rescued by a grandmother, alongside his uncle, after passerby ignored them as they lied unconsciously on the road.

“She gave us water and took us to hospital where I had five major surgeries and two minor ones before my leg was amputated,” Rajith recalls.

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Man who lost his leg following grisly road accident wants to become world’s tennis champion

Pprajwal Rajith.Photo: Being You/Facebook.

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Since that fateful day, Rajith, who comes from a humble background, was bound to a wheelchair. He now had to walk with the help of a prosthetic leg.

However, the loss of his leg did not thwart his dream of becoming a top athlete. His dream, he says, has always been to make his country proud. That dream has never died.

“My friends taught me to ride a bike. My brother taught me to cycle. My coach trained me to become the fastest bionic walker at the Cybathlon 2016 in Zurich. All of them made me a national basketball player,” he narrates on 'Being You' Facebook page.

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Rajith is set to represent his country in Tokyo, where he will be participating in the Paralympics. He looks forward to compete in wheelchair tennis competition.

His zeal and accomplishment so far in athletics is proof that disability is not inability.

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Source: Yen.com.gh

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