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‘My goals are different now. I want to be in top-5’

DNMUM420015 | 8/10/2018 | Author : Rutvick Mehta | WC :1402

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Mumbai: Saurav Ghosal probably had the most emotional roller coaster 2018 Commonwealth Games (CWG) among all athletes in the Indian contingent.
If his shock ouster from the second round in singles wasn’t bad enough, the feat of winning his first CWG medal, a silver in mixed doubles with Dipika Pallikal, was ruined by some controversial refereeing in the final that left both the players feeling robbed of a gold.
The contrasting emotions of pain, anger and a bit of joy forced Saurav to pen a heartfelt post on social media soon after the Games, writing about how the experience made him take “stock of my life”.
In a chat with DNA before heading to Indonesia, the 31-year-old talks about how he came through that emotionally dra
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