“Upamanyu and Hussain are targeting a gold at the 2014 Asian Games in the 420 class for under-19 sailors. Their name features in Yatching Association of India’s list to take part in the Youth World Championships in Ireland (12-21 July) and the 420 World Championships in Austria (27 July- 5 August). 

Upamanyu Dutta and Hussain A

“I hope that the government will clear at least one of the two events,” said Gautam Dutta, Upamanyu’s father and a former Asian Games sailing medalist himself.