Former athlete Santhi Soundarajan working as a labourer

Updated: 24 July 2012 16:12 IST

Santhi Soundarajan, one time Asian Games silver medalist was found working as a daily labourer in a brick kiln in Tamil Nadu.

Former athlete Santhi Soundarajan working as a labourer
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New Delhi:

Santhi Soundarajan, one time Asian Games silver medalist was found working as a daily labourer in a brick kiln in Tamil Nadu.

Santhi was stripped of her women's 800 metres Asian games silver medal after failing a gender test in 2008.

The former athlete, who earns Rs 200 per day, has reportedly been forced to work as a labourer after she was banned by the Athletics Federation of India.

Topics : Athletics
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