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Forget the medals, India has the mace

By Ravi Shankar ( China Daily ) Updated: 2016-08-19 07:55:42

It is difficult being an Indian during the Olympics. Especially so in a China Daily newsroom consisting of Americans and Britons; and, of course, Chinese.

Those familiar with Indian athletic prowess politely avoid the issue. But a visiting senior editor from Hong Kong, sitting next to me, scoured the medals table before asking: Where is India?

India is where it has always been - at the bot-tom of the table. A female wrestler notched up a solitary bronze on Wednesday night.

Forget the medals, India has the mace

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