PT Usha is nominated to rajya sabha

Interesting Facts About PT Usha

She is called Payyoli Express after her native place

Her life was changed when the famous coach O.M Nambiar spotted her during a prize distribution ceremony. Looking at her lean shape and fast walking style, he knew she could become a good sprinter.

Her best performance was in Asian Meet, Jakarta in 1985. She bagged 5 gold medals and a bronze with her relay team.

But the moment that more people remember is when she lost her bronze medal for 1/100 of a second in 1984 Los Angeles Olympics.

A biopic is on the make on P T Usha, starring Katrina Kaif in the lead role.

She is honored with padmashri and Arjuna Award earlier.