Monday, March 21st, 2016

Disabled Jagwinder to fulfill his dreams

Narada Desk | March 21, 2016 3:59 pm Print

Jagwinder Singh

Jagwinder Singh, Disabled Indian cyclist launched an open campaign for the public to gather money to participate in Paralympics events in order to fulfill his dreams.

Jagwinder, native of Patra near Patiala in Punjab, does not have two arms and uses his feet to do his daily chores. He has a colourful, vivid  dream of winning at the Paralympics cycling championship for which he has launched the crowd-funding campaign on

On the launch of his crowd-funding campaign Jagwinder said, “To be able to compete on an international level, all athletes need international standards of training, coaching, nourishment and infrastructure. Through this crowd-funding initiative I hope to collect enough money to be able to keep on dreaming and following my passion. Your support is all I need. And I will leave no stone unturned to win an Olympics gold for my country.”

Chandigarh Association organised a paracycling competition for which Jagwinder Singh won the state gold medal in 2014. He bagged bronze in the International Cyclothon held in Odisha in 2015.

He completed the 212 kilometre cyclothon in 9 hours and 15 minutes, organised by the Green Biker Association, Patiala, in 2014.

In 2000 he even got a gold medal for his artworks by the Indian Council for Child Welfare.

“I want to win the gold medal in the Olympics. I want to make my parents and my country proud.”