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Dhinidhi Desinghu: India’s Rising Star at Paris Olympics 2024

Meet Dhinidhi Desinghu, the 14-year-old swimming prodigy who’s making waves in the Indian sports scene. This talented young athlete is set to become India’s youngest athlete at the Paris Olympics 2024, a remarkable feat that has the nation buzzing with excitement.

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Born on August 12, 2009, in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, Dhinidhi began swimming at the tender age of 6. Coached by his father, Desinghu Chetty, a former swimmer himself, Dhinidhi showed exceptional talent and dedication from the start. He trains at the Basavanagudi Aquatic Centre in Bengaluru.

Records and Medals

Dhinidhi’s impressive achievements:

  • Gold medalist at the 2022 Sub-Junior National Swimming Championships (100m butterfly)
  • Silver medalist at the 2022 Sub-Junior National Swimming Championships (50m freestyle)
  • Bronze medalist at the 2022 Sub-Junior National Swimming Championships (200m individual medley)
  • Holds multiple age-group records in the 50m freestyle, 100m butterfly, and 200m individual medley events

Paris Olympics 2024

Dhinidhi’s remarkable talent and achievements have earned him a spot at the Paris Olympics 2024, where he’ll compete in the 100m butterfly event. He’ll be the youngest Indian athlete at the Games, a testament to his hard work and dedication.

Career Highlights

  • Qualified for the Paris Olympics 2024 at just 14 years old
  • Won multiple gold medals at the 2022 Sub-Junior National Swimming Championships
  • Set multiple age-group records in various events

Dhinidhi Desinghu’s journey is an inspiration to young athletes across India. His dedication, passion, and natural talent have propelled him to the international stage at a remarkably young age. As he prepares to take on the world’s best swimmers at the Paris Olympics 2024, we can’t wait to see what this young sensation achieves next!

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