India win 4 medals at Street Child Games in Rio

Last Modified: Tue Mar 22 2016 10:11:01 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 3
    medals for 15-year-old Hepsiba who lives in a shelter for the homeless in Chennai. These include a gold medal in the 100 meters sprint, a silver medal in the 400 meters race and a bronze medal in the hurdles race.
  • 1
    medal for runaway boy Ashok from Chennai. He won a bronze medal in shot put.
  • 14 - 20 March
    The Street Child Games were held between these days at Forte Sao Joao Urca in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The Indian contingent of 5 children was organized Karunalaya Social Service Society, a centre for Street and Working Children in Chennai.
  • 60
    young people, at risk on the streets, from 9 countries participated in 12 events.