View the profiles of people named Malathi Holla. Join Facebook to connect with Malathi Holla and others you may know. Facebook gives people the power to. Malathi Holla, one amazing Indian sportsperson; an excerpt from Tulika Books’ India At The Olympic Games, focusing on the Paralympics. International Para-Athlete Malathi Holla overcame all obstacles in her way through sheer grit & determination. Today, she is helping others to.

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Electric shock therapy for two years helped the upper body regain strength. Vasundara R, Team iDiva. Now I am a proud mother of 20,” she said, talking about the children at Mathru Foundation. She faced physical pain, suffering and mental trauma. Share Click to email this to a friend Opens in new window Click to share on Facebook Opens in new window Click to share on Twitter Opens in new malzthi.

We aim to help the world discover great products made by small enterprises. Although electric shock therapy for two years helped her upper body regain strength, malatui body wasted away below the waist.

Food, education and medical treatment were provided by the centre,” she recalls. She was born on 6 July in Mslathi. Her biography, A Different Spirit, released inand has been inspiring thousands of people to rise over their physical handicap. These children will stay with her till they get their first jobs.

When she was a baby, polio paralysed her whole body.


Malathi Holla is a Champion for the Differently-Abled

The centre had very limited staff and it was not always possible for them to give percent attention to each of us. A good note to end on! The kind of equipment they may use as aids — wheelchairs, artificial limbs, rope tethers linked to guides, etc.

Hoolla foreign atheletes who took part had personal coaches with them.

Clearly, it was an evening that celebrated the triumph of the human spirit over malatih handicap. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Malathi is not only a sportswoman, but also works as a manager with Syndicate Bank and shelters 16 children with various disabilities at Mathru Foundation, a charitable trust in the city, established by her friends and her.

I become livid if anyone questions my honesty or hard work. They operate out of a small house in Marathahalli. She lived there for 15 years, till she completed her 10th standard.

The track and field athlete, known for her m and m finishes, was also a whiz at shotput, maoathi and discus. In a year’s time, she began hauling gold internationally. A victim of polio at an early age, Malathi stayed positive despite countless surgeries and endless pain to overcome the limitations of her disability.

The book has been published by Inspired Indian — a movement of writers, journalists and thinkers that hilla good writing and unsung heroes. Right from a hostile mother who failed to understand her properly, to poor facilities for physically challenged people in the country, Malathi has seen and gone through many difficulties.


I wanted to fly like a malathj fearlessly from one place to another. Image source, credit and rights: Parents, doctors and friends despaired.

These particularly small enterprises lack access to markets and hence do not have predictable income and growth. October 12, at 5: I hope my story of struggle and success will give the strength to many like me to lead better lives.

Malathi inspire the young souls at our school. Currently you have JavaScript disabled. It was another world.

Malathi Krishnamurthy Holla

This page was last edited on 26 Octoberat Her father ran a small hotel, while her mother took care of their hollw children.

Today, he has successfully completed his education and has even adopted a positive outlook on life. My mother hardly ever came to visit me because she could not bear the sight of my surgery-ravaged body.

The track and field athlete, known for her m and m finishes, was also a whiz at shot-put, javelin and discus throws. Follow us facebook twitter instagram youtube. Hers truly is an example of ma,athi triumph of the human spirit over physical handicap.

India At The Olympic Games: Malathi Holla

Then, one wonderful day inMalathi had a special gift from Shehnaz — her own racing wheelchair! Till date, Malathi has undergone 32 surgeries. This site uses cookies.