India’s Sports Authority of India (SAI) will train Srinivasa Gowda, the 28-year-old Kambala jockey from Karnataka, who became an instant social media sensation when he covered 145 meters in 13.62 seconds. Netizens in India started to call him ‘India’s Usain Bolt’. Many people including politicians and businessmen have praised him on various social media platforms and finally, his talent got recognised.

Kambala is an annual buffalo race held in the southwestern Indian state of Karnataka.

Gowda will reach SAI’s Bangalore centre on Monday (17) where he will get proper training.

“We have reached out to #SrinivasaGowda and booked his train ticket. He will be in SAI’s Bangalore centre on Monday where our coaches will a...
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