Chennai girl wins at Street Child games in Rio

Posted on:23 Mar 2016 09:44:16

Chennai girl wins at Street Child games in Rio
23 March 2016 Current Affairs: Hepziba, who won three medals, including a gold, at the Street Child Games in Rio She sprinted to win in the 100-metre dash at the Street Child Games held in Rio de Janeiro in Brazil. Hepsiba, now 16, earlier lived on Sydenhams Road in Chennai.The tournament is a global movement for street children to receive the protection and opportunities that all children are entitled to unite street children from across five continents to play football and unite in a unique international conference.The first Street Child World Cup was held in Durban, South Africa, in March 2010 and participants were between 14 and 16 years old at the time of the event and all had experience of living full-time on the streets without family.


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