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

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)

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)

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)

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)

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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