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Leander Paes- Know your Olympian

It Will Be Record Of Participating For Veteran Leander Paes, His Seventh Straight Olympics When The Rio Games Kick Off In 5th August. The Man With 18 Grand Slam Titles In His 25-year Old Journey Remains Hungry For More.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Pankaj Samantray | Updated on: 04 Aug 2016, 06:12:38 PM
 Leander Paes (File Photo)

New Delhi:

It will be record of participating for veteran Leander Paes, his seventh straight Olympics when the Rio Games kick off in 5th August. The man with 18 Grand Slam titles in his 25-year old journey remains hungry for more.

At the age of 43, he will look to bag a medal for India in doubles. The only man to do that in tennis speaks as much about his longevity as the passion. The man who won bronze medal for India in singles in the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games after KD Yadav in 1952. 

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First Published : 04 Aug 2016, 06:08:00 PM

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