Starting humble, Madhuri Kindo shows spark

Madhuri Kindo

New Delhi: Madhuri Kindo, a 22-year-old goalkeeper for the Indian Women’s Hockey Team, has recently been promoted from the Indian Junior Women’s Hockey Team to the Senior Team after her standout performance in the assessment camp in April. Madhuri belongs to a humble farming family from Birmitrapur, Odisha, an hour’s drive from the majestic Birsa Munda Hockey Stadium in Rourkela. While her father Shankar Kindo tilled the fields, Madhuri was captivated by her brother Manoj Kindo’s hockey skills on the sidelines. Following in his footsteps, Madhuri picked up the hockey…

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