For lots of the athletes in motion right here in Bengaluru on the Khelo India College Video games 2021, this is a chance to hone their expertise and check their mettle underneath stiff competitors from a few of the finest opponents throughout the size and breadth of India. One such athlete is Jammu-based fencer Javed Ahmad, who’s in search of a platform in these Video games to make additional enhancements in his craft.
“The Khelo India College Video games 2021 provides us an enormous platform to showcase our expertise and our exhausting work. My final dream is to characterize and win a medal for India within the 2024 Paris Olympics, and the Khelo India College Video games are a stepping stone in direction of that dream of mine,” Ahmad stated about his imaginative and prescient.
Fencing – which is seen as a distinct segment self-discipline in India – represents a possibility of a lifetime for Ahmad, who goals to develop into India’s first Olympic medallist within the sport. Talking about his initiation within the sport, Ahmad stated, “I initially started fencing as a pastime, however as quickly as I realised I’m making regular enhancements, I wished to develop into India’s finest fencer. I started to visualise this sport as a medium to attain one thing nice in my profession. Thus, I started fencing with an aggressive curiosity in 2011.”
Ahmad is not any stranger to competitions of the very best customary, having beforehand participated twice within the World College Video games in Taiwan in 2017 and Italy in 2019. Furthermore, the 25-year-old has additionally represented India in varied main competitions.
“My household has performed an enormous position in every thing I’ve achieved until date. Their fixed help in direction of my fencing and my research has been my greatest motivation all alongside, and I’m extraordinarily grateful to them for it,” he added.