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  • Rathore urges young athletes to give priority to building self-confidence

    Published on February 1, 2019

    UnionSports Minister Col Rajyavardhan Rathore today urged young athletes to givepriority on building self-confidence than any other thing. Addressing afunction at the National Conference on Anti Doping in New Delhi, he cautionedthem against doping and said that self-confidence is the only drug theyrequire.

    Col Rathore said the zeal with which one participates ingames is more important than winning medals. Speaking on the occasion, boxingchampion Mary Kom said she has never taken any dope in her sporting career.

    She emphasised on the importance of consulting one’s doctor and coach beforetaking any medication. She said the country should not face any embarrassmentdue to doping scandals.