Photos: HTLS 2019: Indian Navy Commander Abhilash Tomy at the 17th edition of Hindustan Times Leadership Summit 2019

Updated On Dec 06, 2019 06:22 PM IST

Commander Abhilash Tomy spoke at Hindustan Times Leadership Summit 2019 about his struggle when he was stranded on a yacht for 72 hours. One of the most decorated sailors from India, Cdr Tomy was speaking at the two-day Hindustan Times Leadership Summit in New Delhi. He was a special invitee to the 50th-anniversary edition of the Golden Globe Race in 2018. After 82 days at sea, the sailor was in the third position when a storm dismasted his boat in the middle of the Indian Ocean, leaving him with spinal injuries. The theme for this year’s thought conclave is “Conversations for a better tomorrow” and will see political leaders, corporate heads and torchbearers from various fields ideate and debate the issue.

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Indian Navy Commander Abhilash Tomy during the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit 2019 at Taj Palace in New Delhi on Friday. (Ajay Aggarwal/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Dec 06, 2019 06:22 PM IST

Indian Navy Commander Abhilash Tomy during the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit 2019 at Taj Palace in New Delhi on Friday. (Ajay Aggarwal/HT PHOTO)

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Commander Abhilash Tomy in conversation with Rahul Singh, Associate Editor, Hindustan Times during the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit 2019. (Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
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Commander Abhilash Tomy in conversation with Rahul Singh, Associate Editor, Hindustan Times during the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit 2019. (Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

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Commander Abhilash Tomy narrated what he did to keep himself collected before he was rescued and how he prepared a brief for the doctor whom he would meet after the rescue. (Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Dec 06, 2019 06:22 PM IST

Commander Abhilash Tomy narrated what he did to keep himself collected before he was rescued and how he prepared a brief for the doctor whom he would meet after the rescue. (Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

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Commander Abhilash Tomy was rescued after a combined effort of four nations, which became one of the biggest rescue missions of the century. (Ajay Aggarwal/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Dec 06, 2019 06:22 PM IST

Commander Abhilash Tomy was rescued after a combined effort of four nations, which became one of the biggest rescue missions of the century. (Ajay Aggarwal/HT PHOTO)

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