By Milkha Singh
Includes sixteen pp picture insert.
Milkha Singh has led a lifestyles ruled through working, operating, running... From a boy who narrowly escaped dying in the course of Partition (most of his kin was once now not so lucky), to a juvenile antisocial who stole and outran the police, to a tender military recruit who ran his first actual race to win particular privileges for himself (a day-by-day glass of milk). After that first race, Milkha Singh turned an athlete by means of default. And what was once the stuff legends are made from.
during this remarkably candid autobiography, Milkha Singh stocks the superb highs of successful India s first ever gold in athletics on the Commonwealth video games, the unbridled pleasure of being hailed because the Flying Sikh in Pakistan, in addition to the shattering low of failure on the Olympics.
basic, but bold; recognized, but grounded; temptations throughout him, but last celibate so he may well specialise in racing; a wealthy and gorgeous woman who used to be determined for him, but struggling with the realm to marry his woman love, Nimmi at the same time the on-field drama came across its means into his own existence, Milkha used to be a guy who outlined his personal future. And but, for a guy whose lifestyles was once ruled via activities, he keeps to stay disenchanted with the way in which activities is run...
strong and gripping, The Race of My existence records the adventure of an impoverished refugee who rose to turn into some of the most towering figures in Indian activities.