“A day before the race, Radhakrishnan Nair (deputy chief coach) asked me whether she (Jaisha) would need individual refreshment or drinks for the race. I asked Jaisha whether she will use personalised drinks or normal water provided by organisers. She said she will use normal water only. Then I told Nair that she will not need personalised refreshment and she would prefer pure water. That is it,” Nikolai told PTI
Now the onus lies on AFI, Jaisha and Raut.
Athlete runs 42 km without a drop of water at designated Indian stalls
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