Srinagar : Bringing laurels to the State and the School, four students of Sanctorum Public School, Sopore won two gold and two bronze medals in 9th All India Dhammika Kai Karate championship 2017, held at Jodhpur , Rajasthan.
Usman Amin, Tamveel Javaid, Mohsin Aijaz and Faizan from Sanctorum Public School were part of Jammu and Kashmir Dhammika Karate Team. Faizan, a 2nd standard student of Sanctorum was adjudged as best State fighter.
22 states participated in this championship in which team of J&K got first position by winning 33 medals including 9 gold, 7 silver medals and 17 bronze medals in different age and weight categories. 45 players from different districts of J&K participated in this championship along with team coach Vikas Singh Charak , Assistant coach Mohd. Amin Dar, Shahzad Ahmad,Digvijay Singh, Farooq Ahmad Sofi and team manager Anil Kumar.
The State Dhammika Kai Karate team was Saturday given a warm welcome on their return back home by the Genearl Secretary Dhammika Kai Jammu and Kashmir Karate Associciation Tarun Sharma , officials of the Association , parents and sports enthusiasts at Jammu Railway Station .
The players of J&K played under the supervision of sensei Umesh Rekhi President Dhammika kai Jammu and Kashmir Karate Association , who also holds the tag of J&K’s first National Referee from Karate Association of India.
Meanwhile, General Secretary, Tarun Sharma congratulated Umesh Rekhi President Dhammika Kai Jammu and Kashmir Karate Associciation , players , coaches , parents and team and conveyed his good wishes .
2015 Kashmir Despatch