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For these para judo athletes, disability is not a challenge

Facing an opponent one cannot see is a tough proposition. However, 13-year-old Bulbul, who is visually impaired, says it hardly matters on the competition mat. A class 8 student of a government school in Pabra village of Hisar, Bulbul has travelled 200km to participate in the state-level Blind and Para Judo Championship in Gurgaon.

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“It hardly matters whether you can see your opponent or not. It is just like any other sport — you just have to use your mind more than your eyes,” said Bulbul on Saturday morning, the first day of the tournament. She went on to win her first bout against Kareena of Sonepat.

Read More: Hindustan Times