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Commander Abhilash Tomy

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 Context: Commander Abhilash Tomy (Retd) made history as the first Indian to complete the Golden Globe Race, a solo non-stop circumnavigation of the globe without modern technological aids. Despite suffering a life-threatening injury during a previous attempt, Tomy returned to India triumphant after finishing the GGR 2022 in second place. He sailed for 236 gruelling days alone at sea, overcoming challenges such as a damaged boat and a broken auto-pilot.

 

Usage: The example can be used to highlight the values of Resilience, determination, resourcefulness, and perseverance