11-YO Athlete From Philippines Wears Shoes Made Of Bandages To Race, Wins 3 Gold Medals

0
1078
source: twitter

An 11-year-old athlete from the Philippines showed the real meaning of hard work and dedication in achieving a goal. Rhea Bullos a young athlete has taken the Internet by storm as she wins a race barefoot in her ‘bandage shoes’.

MakeShift Shoes 

According to sources, Bullos won three gold medals in the 400-meter, 800-metre, and 1,500-metre competitions at the Iloilo Schools Sports Council Meet.

source: twitter

The incident earned the spotlight when someone from the audience recognized her feet when the young girl was seen sitting and watching the rest of the race.

Hard work and dedication

The footwear she ran on was made of bandages and the best things are that she added her own ‘Nike’ logo on the fronts of the bandages that covered just her ankles and soles.

source: twitter

Bullos’ trainer expressed his pride in the athlete. He said, “I’m glad she won. She worked hard to train. They only get tired when training because they don’t have shoes.”

Thanks to netizens, the 11-year-old athlete was sponsored by a local mall. Rhea was taken to the SM Store in SM City Iloilo where she was bought a new pair of shoes, socks and a sports bag.

source: twitter

 

Comments

comments

[jetpack_subscription_form]
SHARE
Previous articleA White-topping Project For 1.9km Stretch In Bengaluru Has Cost Karnataka Government A Whopping Rs 14 crore
Next articleSouth Delhi Turns Into A War Zone As Police, Students Clash At Jamia University
Life Moto - हस श्वसिहि मंदं गच्छ च ( Smile, breathe and go slowly )

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here