Prodigy History

Johann Martin Zacharias Dase: The man who mentally calculated…

Johann Martin Zacharias Dase (1824-1861) was a German mental calculator. A man of excellent skill, he could calculate more extensively and rapidly than any...
Nandita Deodhar
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Dorothy Gish: The Trailblazing Child Star of the Silent…

Dorothy Elizabeth Gish was born in Ohio, the USA, in 1898. She was an American screen and stage actress from the young age of...
Nandita Deodhar
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18-year-old Sunisa Lee’s Inspirational Journey: From Overcoming Family Tragedies…

“Winning solves everything.” – Tiger Woods Born in 2003 in, Minnesota USA, Sunisa Lee is a professional artistic gymnast. She is the daughter of...
Nandita Deodhar
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A Stolen Passport, a Typhoon and No Equipment: Italo…

“Winning isn’t everything, but wanting it is.” – Arnold Palmer 27-year-old Italo Ferreira was born in 1994 on the northeastern coast of Brazil. His...
Nandita Deodhar
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Linoy Ashram: Israel’s First Female Athlete To Ever Win…

“The person that said winning isn’t everything, never won anything.” – Mia Hamm 22-year-old Linoy Ashram is an Israeli individual rhythmic gymnast. Ashram’s mother...
Nandita Deodhar
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Sprinter Allyson Felix Wins Her 11th Olympic Medal in…

“A winner is someone who recognizes his God-given talents, works his tail off to develop them into skills, and uses these skills to accomplish his...
Nandita Deodhar
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Cuba’s Mijain Lopez: the First Man Ever to Win…

“The extra energy required to make another effort is the secret of winning.” Born in 1982, in Pinar del Rio, Cuba, Mijain Lopez Nunez...
Nandita Deodhar
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Bajrang Punia Wins Bronze in Tokyo, Becomes Only The…

“Quote” Born in 1994 in Haryana, India, Bajrang Punia is a freestyle wrestler who competes in the 65kg weight category. Growing up in an...
Nandita Deodhar
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Daughter of Sudanese Immigrants: Athing Mu Becomes Olympic Champion…

“Winners dont wait for chances. They take them.” Born in 2002 in New Jersey, USA, Athing Mu is a professional middle-distance track runner. Mu...
Nandita Deodhar
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Karsten Warholm Breaks His Own World Record in Men’s…

“What people see is who crosses the finish line first. But for me it’s like I’m always becoming better, always running faster times. Always...
Nandita Deodhar
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21-year-old Armand Duplantis Dominates the Pole Vault, Wins Gold…

“Winning doesnt always mean being first. Winning means you’re doing better than you’ve ever done before.” Armand “Mondo” Duplantis is a Swedish-American pole vaulter....
Nandita Deodhar
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Jamaican Sprinter Elaine Thompson-Herah Wins 2 Olympic Golds, Becomes…

“You were born to win. But to be a winner, you must plan to win, prepare to win and expect to win.” Elaine Thompson-Herah...
Nandita Deodhar
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