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7 Sportswomen who hogged headlines in 2018

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Swapna Baron

Hailing from a small town in North Bengal, nursing a severe toothache, competing with six toes on both her feet, Swapna waded her way through seven events to win India’s first-ever Asian Games gold medal in the heptathlon. Swapna often had a tough time finding the right competition shoes that would fit her as she was born with six toes in both feet. The extra width of her feet makes landing painful and shoes wear out quickly.

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