Meet Jerlin and Sameeha, who will represent India at World Deaf Youth Games!
July 9, 2018
14-year-old Jerlin Anika and Sameeha Barvin are making history. They are the first deaf girls from Tamil Nadu to represent India at the World Deaf Youth Games that will happen at Armenia next year!
Jerlin is from Madurai, while Sameeha is from Kanyakumari. These small town girls have overcome disability to showcase their talents and exceptional skills on an international platform. Jerlin will be seen showing her expertise in badminton, while Sameeha is a winner in high jump and long jump events.
Both girls were chosen after a terrific performance at the 22nd National Games for the Deaf held at Jharkhand.
Both of them have won many laurels on the national platform. Jerlin is ranked as the 15th best badminton player in India!
Jerlin and Sameeha had a tough time entering the world of sports. They were constantly told by society and their relatives that they could not achieve much as they were disabled. But nothing could stop these winners!
Thanks to the love and support of their parents, these girls are all set to go places!
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