NEW DELHI: BJP MP and Dalit leader Udit Raj raised a few eyebrows on Monday with a tweet which suggested that champion Jamaican athlete Usain Bolt went on to win nine Olympics gold despite being born in poverty after his trainer advised him to eat beef twice a day.
"Usain Bolt of Jamaica was poor and trainer advised him to eat beef both the times and he scored 9 gold medals in Olympics," the Lok Sabha member from North West Delhi tweeted.
Beef is an emotive issue for the BJP whose governments in various states have come out with tough laws banning its trade
In a pluralistic and Secular SOCIETY Beef Ban sounds illogical.
Ranjan Kumar Indian
I don''t know whether our athletes would eat beef, but our media has definitely got something to munch for weeks.
You do not need to eat beef but vegetarians rarely wins medals
Genes plays a role in sprints.
So if you eat beef you can win gold medals ? Speaking like Zakir naik.
Beef is very good for health!
The analogy is incorrect. Most Western, African sportsmen eat beef, but not everybody becomes Bolt. He is God''s special creation. We should hail him as a champion, period.
All those who eat thrice day couldn''t even make it to District level games. Safe and Balanced diet capable providing calories; whether it comes from beef or pork or even pulses should be fine.
suhas u s
Since he is politics, tomorrow he will say " I meant mutton, not beef''....just turncoats so slippery like eels....
Somebody put a tape on this guy''s mouth. He neither has any logic nor consistent not patriotic. He is neither here (right wing) nor there (left wing) and is unfit to be a people representative.
India - 7 hours ago
Every Pakistani including its athlete loves to eat beef but win no medal. But a stupid comparison that eating beef enables winning medal in sports. Such stupid people, instead of doing something constructive, always ready to stir a controversy.
By that logic Pakistan and Bangladesh should have won many gold medals, did that happen? Choice of animal protein has no correlation with success in sports or athletics. What a senseless comment!
he didn''t won bcs he eats beaf..he won bcs of his fitness practice dedication