The eight champions celebrate after winning the 2019 Scripps National Spelling Bee contest. Photo: EPA

How Indian kids conquered the English dictionary and became world champions of spelling bees

  • The 1983 Scripps National Spelling Bee had six Indian competitors. This year, they made up nearly a third of all entrants and seven out of eight winners were South Asian
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The eight champions celebrate after winning the 2019 Scripps National Spelling Bee contest. Photo: EPA
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