Secure spots in national competition in Jharkhand
Pampore: In a remarkable display of skill and determination, four young talents from Saffron town Pampore have brought immense pride to their community by clinching four gold medals at the recently concluded Thang-Ta Championship held at the Indoor Stadium in Srinagar.
The young talent boys are selected for the Thang-Ta national championship that will be held in Jharkhand this month.
The championship was organised J&K Thang-Ta Association and sponsored by the J&K Sports Council, the championship witnessed outstanding performances by Ahmad Shabir, Musaib Reyaz, Mohammad Haziq, and Musadiq Rafiq, showcasing their exceptional prowess in the ancient martial art and securing coveted spots at the national level competition.
The remarkable achievements of these young athletes not only earned them well-deserved gold medals but also caught the attention of national selectors, who have handpicked them to represent the region at the upcoming national championship. This selection stands as a testament to the unwavering dedication and hard work exhibited by these athletes, reflecting the high level of talent within Pampore’s Thang-Ta community.
Under the guidance of their coaches Shabir Ahmad and Maroof Hilal Sofi, the talented quartet, whose exceptional performance captivated spectators, selectors, and sports enthusiasts alike, are now intensely focused on rigorous training and preparation for the upcoming national championship. Their families, coaches, and the entire community stand firmly behind them, providing unwavering support as they prepare to compete on the national stage.
These four outstanding athletes, hailing from Saffron town Pampore, will proudly represent the Jammu and Kashmir Union Territory in the prestigious National Thang-Ta Championship scheduled to take place from November 24 to 26 in Ranchi, Jharkhand. The championship is expected to draw participants from all corners of the country, offering these budding athletes a significant platform to showcase their skills at the national level, a coach Maroof Hilal Sofi told Kashmir Reader.
In addition to the gold medalists, Ahmad Shabir, Musaib Reyaz, Mohammad Haziq, and Musadiq Rafiq, Saffron town’s pride was further enhanced by the exceptional performance of Bhat Masif and Ubaid Nazir, two more talented players, who secured bronze medals in their respective categories. Their achievement underscores the depth of talent present in the local Thang-Ta community, reinforcing Pampore’s reputation as a hub of sporting excellence.
The entire town of Pampore is buzzing with excitement and pride as these young athletes return home victorious. Their success story stands as a testament to their tireless efforts, perseverance, and the unwavering support they received from their coaches, families, and the community. As they gear up for the national championship, these budding champions carry the hopes and dreams of their town, vowing to make Pampore and Jammu and Kashmir proud on the national stage.