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That’s what they’ve always told us.That’s what they said lies ahead for us” says Rani Rampal smiling “Not anymore though” The 21-year-old midfielder from Shahbad town in Haryana is headed to Rio as a member of the first women’s hockey team to represent India at the Olympics in 36 years But as Rampal’s life and that of her teammates show this is not just a momentous sporting achievement It is a measure of how close they have come to freedom Rampal is reminded of it every time she goes home to Shahbad the cradle for women’s hockey as well as a deeply conservative north Indian town On a recent visit she caught up with a childhood friend now married who remarked how lucky Rani was to have escaped the life Shahbad had chosen for most of its girls Rampal who was just 15 when she made her India debut agrees “If I did not play I would have been married by now” she says Twenty-three-year-old Poonam Rani also from Shahbad was always told that girls should stay indoors as they would be “better protected from men” When she picked up the stick for the first time she was disowned by her neighbourhood Around 150 km away in Roshanabad Haridwar things were not too different Twenty-four-year-old striker Vandana Kataria started playing hockey when she was 11 But the hostile opposition her father and brother faced for allowing a girl to play forced her to pull out The young girl was distraught Unable to see her misery her father stood up to the pressure to ensure she continued to play at an academy in Roshanabad Poverty was the nemesis of Kataria’s future teammates from Orissa Lilima Minz 22 remembers how her family sacrificed a meal to ensure her needs were fulfilled The daughter of a mine worker in Bihabandh Tanatoli village Minz moved to the famous Panposh Hockey Academy in Rourkela in 2005 to continue playing There she would be joined by Namita Toppo 21 and Sunita Lakra 25 both from poor backgrounds Midfielder Renuka Yadav hopped on a bicycle every morning to supply milk in her locality in Rajnandgaon a Maoist-affected district of Chhattisgarh to keep her ambitions alive Her parents worked as domestic help and were not able to meet the family’s basic expenses At the insistence of her local coach Renuka would later join an acclaimed academy in Rajnandgaon Today the 22-year-old is the first woman Olympian from the state Another player recalls the time when she entered the room for a meeting It was her first day in the national team So conscious was she of her “low” status that she thought of sitting on the floor June 20 2016 8 am An idol of Jesus is placed next to one of Lord Shiva’s in a room at the women’s hostel of Sports Authority of India (SAI) in Bangalore Lily Chanu and Ritu Rani are both on their knees One makes the sign of the cross while the other folds her hands A short prayer and they are off to the turf It’s a wet monsoon morning and the team that will represent India will be selected today Four years ago they were an unassuming bunch of teenaged girls many of them not even aware of the Olympics When chief coach Australian Neil Hawgood set them the goal of qualifying for the games they didn’t know what he was talking about For them the Commonwealth Games was the biggest event It was a comment on the state of women’s hockey in the country When they first met at a junior national camp most of the girls gave each other curious stares They were different in appearance in how they dressed in the languages they spoke and what they ate It was an assortment of players from across the country: Jharkhand Madhya Pradesh Haryana Uttar Pradesh Punjab Orissa Manipur and Andhra Pradesh Chanu recalls how she and several other girls had to improve their Hindi since that eventually became the team’s link language “I was just 15 when I came to a national camp For the first time I was going to stay outside my home” Rampal says “The biggest difference was food Our camp is usually held in the south and the cuisine is very different But you get used to it” The simplicity of the players is what astonishes the all-Australian coaching staff The men’s team swaggers around in flashy clothes and stylish hairdo In contrast the women are shy and retiring Many of them are still afraid of flying “Some were crying and shaking during turbulence on our first trip to New Zealand in 2013” Hawgood says But they find ways to make light of it During one of their recent trips abroad the girls decided to play a prank on a new entrant to the team They told her she would have to pay in cash for every meal she had on the flight The player was almost on the verge of breaking down when the others showed mercy The orchestrator of most pranks is Deepika Thakur the seniormost player with 172 appearances She is the most aggressive on field along with Rampal But Thakur is also the shoulder to lean on during tough times “We all have our mood swings and Deepika didi and other senior players help us Away from our parents we rely on them for emotional support” says Nikki Pradhan one of the team’s youngest players At the camp they stay in one block and have their meals together Occasionally they go for a movie At other times impromptu dance and quiz sessions help them spend time Senior players like Thakur Chanu and Ritu Rani make it a point to counsel the younger ones trying to understand their problems and needs But it’s not always serious “Sometimes we discuss our crushes too” says Kataria But when on tour the players rarely venture out of the hotel The few times they do it is to shop Buying shoes — both turf shoes and designer sandals — is the collective fetish of this team Hawgood and his coaching staff often urge them to explore the cities they visit as they play across the world Earlier this year during a tournament in Darwin Australia the team’s scientific advisor Matthew Tredrea arranged a dinner by the lake at a national park The girls instead chose to stay indoors “Maybe there’s a language issue and the fear of getting lost in an unknown city Sometimes we hover in the background to ensure they stay safe But they generally prefer staying indoors” Hawgood says Perhaps it is a sign of their lack of confidence a trait visible on the field as well And that’s the concern Hawgood has as the team prepares for its biggest test in Rio “Right now there is a lot of pressure on them There’s a lot of attention which at times doesn’t help This team does not know anything about Olympics because no one in 30 years has been there from India But they will gain from this experience” Hawgood says The coach’s priority is to ensure the Olympic qualification isn’t a one-off thing But it already seems a daunting task One of Hawgood’s biggest worries is that many from this team won’t even be a part of the squad for the 2020 Olympics The other ‘Rani’ from Shahbad Ritu Rani was dropped when the team was announced on July 12 Not too long ago the 24-year-old midfielder was the cynosure of the women’s side She was the captain one of the mainstays of an inexperienced side and recommended for the Arjuna Award in May Rani claims she was never given an official reason for her exclusion but her engagement last month was seen as one of the reasons “Since then questions are being raised about my focus” she says But even before she was dropped Rani had said she wouldn’t carry on till the Tokyo Games “I have been away from home for more than 10 years now It’s a tough life and I would like to do normal things like other people” she says Hawgood knows that an exodus is on the cards as the girls give in to social and familial demands “I know that’s going to happen We could lose more than half of this group They all have to face different pressures It’s one of the reasons why we need to invest in the juniors” he says Nevertheless their presence in Rio is a riposte to years of discrimination as well as a way to a better life They have undermined and challenged the old order with their exploits on the field Many of them have become the main providers for their families Rampal says she has invested her career prize money of around Rs 70 lakh in a house for her parents in Shahbad Chanu the captain had seen enough sportspersons emerge from Manipur to realise it’s the ticket out of poverty But it wasn’t poverty as much as her father’s risky job that motivated her to take up hockey A truck driver her father transported goods from Manipur to Meghalaya on treacherous roads where fatal accidents were common Because of his daughter’s steady earnings he does not need to do the work anymore Not many are giving the women’s team a chance to continue their fairy-tale run in Rio But it is a team that will be remembered for shattering stereotypes and breaking new ground In a week they will take a giant step into the unknown But it won’t be the first time For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: IANS | Chennai | Updated: July 12 2015 8:09 am SS Rajamouli’s magnum opus “Baahubali: The Beginning” the first part in a two-part war drama has set the cash registers ringing by grossing approximately Rs60 crore on the first day worldwide Related News Filmmaker SS Rajamouli’s magnum opus “Baahubali: The Beginning” the first part in a two-part war drama has set the cash registers ringing by grossing approximately Rs60 crore on the first day worldwide Baahubali movie review: SS Rajamouli’s film holds out many promises “It’s a phenomenal start Early estimate suggests that the film has grossed about Rs60 crore on release day worldwide This way it may even reach the Rs100 crore club over the weekend” trade analyst Trinath told IANS The film which is about the battle between two brothers for an ancient kingdom stars Prabhas Rana Daggubati Anushka Shetty and Tamannah Bhatia Nasser and Ramya Krishnan in the lead roles Share This Article Related Article In US alone “Baahubali…” collected a whopping Rs15 crore Produced by Arka Media Works the film released in over 4000 screens in Telugu Hindi Tamil and Malayalam “The Telugu version did extremely well The Tamil and Hindi versions did decent business too In Kerala since the film managed to release in only 50 screens it couldn’t open big” said Trinath For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related News Top News Marriage and family.

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