SRINAGAR: Ehtisham Khan, of Jammu and Kashmir participated in 42nd World Youth Rally 2017 which was held at Seoul, South Korea.
The five day event which was held in July was organised by Hostelling International, Korea.
20 year old Khan who hails from Srinagar participated in the event through Youth Hostels Association of India.
According to Ehtisham he is the first athlete from J&K to take part in the annual event. “The main goal of the rally was to promote the UN Sustainable Development Goals,”he added.
Ehtisham has been involved with sports from early age and has taken part in various athletic, skiing and adventure activities over the years.
Earlier in April this year Khan also received an invitation from the Triathlon Association of Davao, Philippines, to participate in the International BPI DURAINMAN Triathlon. “It was for the first time any Indian was invited to the event,” he claimed.