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    A video that has gone viral shows a spontaneous celebration by volunteers, in which Javed, a differently abled athlete, without the help of any crutches, breaks into energetic moves. While he dances, youngsters cheer him on and encourage him by clapping and joining in the celebration.

    The half marathon that concluded in the Indian city of Pune last weekend is trending for a unique reason. The athlete has become a viral sensation for his tenacity and spirit.

    The differently abled amateur runner, Javed Chowdhary, not only completed the 10km run, but he also joined his friends in a dance sequence — a video of which is now viral.

    Several co-runners testified the sheer mental strength of the athlete who completed the run.

    "It was a treat to see him run along with others. He is an inspiration for many. I and my two sons were participating in the event for the first time after we moved to Pune. This event has brought people from all walks of life together and Javed was an encouragement to kids and grownups alike," Nitin Sethi, a manager at a multi-national production company, told Sputnik. 


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