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The Jump to Glory
Rio Paralympic high jump gold medal winner T Mariappan talks about his tough path to success. There were many takers for other disciplines, but very few for high jump. Initially, Mariappan practised his jump using scissors technique but under Satyanarayana's training, he started practising fosbury flop and that yielded good results. Though Mariappan uses left leg predominantly for his run before the jump, the main thrust comes from the big toe.

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