Chinar Corps Commander felicitates medalists of World Kickboxing C'ship

Aabid had a dream run in the Championship and bagged gold by outperforming his opponents.

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Srinagar, Publish Date: Nov 16 2018 10:50PM | Updated Date: Nov 16 2018 10:50PM
Chinar Corps Commander felicitates medalists of World Kickboxing C'shipPhoto: Army

At the recently concluded World Kickboxing Championship held in Argentina from 05-10 November 2018, Hashim Ashraf and Aabid Hamid of Army Goodwill School, Hanzik and Abrou Bashir and Irshad Ahmad Ganie of Army Goodwill School, Bandipora, achieved a tremendous feat by bagging top medals.

Aabid had a dream run in the Championship and bagged gold by outperforming his opponents. 

In other closely contested finals, Hashim, Abrou and Irshad Ahmad Ganie bagged Silver medals after losing by slender margins. Aabid (15 yrs) and Hashim (15 yrs) are students of Class X at Army Goodwill School, Hanzik whereas Abrou Bashir (15 yrs) is a student of Class IX and Irshad Ahmad Ganie (26 yrs) is the sports teacher at Army Goodwill School, Bandipora.

During the felicitation ceremony at BB Cantt, Srinagar on 16 November 2018, Lt Gen AK Bhatt, GOC 15 Corps, interacted with these players and their parents/ relatives. He congratulated them for their phenomenal achievement which has made the nation proud. The Chinar Corps Commander also assured them continued support from the Army to help them achieve even greater laurels. The GOC appreciated the efforts of their parents, teachers and Kilo Force who spotted these young talents and facilitated these budding sportspersons by encouraging them and providing full assistance.

These students were trained and sponsored by their respective schools for representing India at the World Kickboxing Championship and they have been consistently performing well due to nurturing and support by their respective Army Goodwill Schools. Their success is truly inspiring and will go a long way in motivating a number of young boys and girls to take up sports and fulfill their dreams.

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