State ITF Taekwondo-do meet gets underway

JAMMU: Two-day 22nd State ITF Taekwondo-do Championship, organised by the All J&K Taekwondo-do Association commenced today at Rotary Club, here.

The event was declared open by SSP (Operations) J&K, Sandeep Mehta, who was accompanied by Ritesh Kapoor and Amit Langer. Speaking to the gathering, the chief guest said that sports play a significant role in grooming the personality of an individual and also removes inhibition which at times mars a person from moving towards his or her goals in life.

Ritesh Kapoor and Amit Langer asserted that through sports one can become agile and robust. "A healthy body houses a sound mind and that is the reason that people who excel in sports possess extraordinary acumen", they said and encouraged the participants.

Around 200 young boys and girls are participating in this event. Giving information about the championship, president of the Association, Mukesh K Thakur said that the event was part of annual calendar of the association. General secretary of Association, Vikal Dubey dwelt on other activities of the Association which are in the pipeline.

The Results:


Under- 6 yrs: Himadri Singh (gold), Aarohi Sharma (silver), Saranya Gupta (bronze), Samridhi Sharma (bronze).

Under-8 yrs: (25 to 30 kg): Vaibhavi (gold), Aradhya (silver), Shreya Khajuria (bronze).

Under-10 yrs: (26 to 30 kg): Somya Khajuria (gold), Kavya Khajuria (silver), Ridhima (bronze), Jannatpreet Kour (bronze).

Under-12 yrs: (30 to 34 kg): Simran (gold), Sofia Khan (silver) , Zara Khan (bronze).


Under- 6 yrs: (16 to 20 kg): Sarvgya Gupta (gold), Aadvik Gupta (silver), Sprash (bronze). Under- 8 yrs: (20 kg): Abhirath Chambyal (gold), Divyansh Choudhary (silver), Nivransh Dayal (bronze). Under 10 yrs (25 to 30 kg): Hardik Gupta (gold), Akshyat Verma (silver).

Under- 12 yrs: (30 to 34 kg): Bhaumik (gold), Jai Vardhan (silver), Vihaan Khajuria (bronze). Under- 12 yrs: Keshav (gold), Suveer (silver) , Saksham (bronze). Under-12 yrs: Kartik Gupta (gold), Rahat Sharma (silver).

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