Daily Sports News Brief: IPL 2020 suspended indefinitely, 26/11 hero auctions his medals

By: Sports Desk |

Published: April 16, 2020 5:26:45 pm


Praveen Teotia has now become an expert marathoner. (Source: Praveen Teotia/Indian Express)

26/11 hero auctions his marathon medals to raise funds for fight against COVID-19

Former marine commando Praveen Teotia suffered multiple injuries during an operation in 2008 but went on to become a marathon runner. He’s now auctioning his medals to raise funds for the battle against COVID-19.

After Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked for a contribution to the relief fund, I decided to auction 40 of my medals on online platforms. I have already managed to sell two of them and received a sum of Rs 2 lakh. It has been deposited in PM-CARES relief fund,” Teotia told the indianexpress.com

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