With their brilliant performances, Kashmiri sports persons continue to bring laurels for J&K, a 4th class student from Srinagar based Hat- trick Public School has won Golden medal in National Tong IL Moo Do Championship held at Sonipat Haryana.
The winners include 1 girl and 4 boys from the school. Syed Baseerat Byhaqi and Mohammad Nail bagged Gold, Hud Muhammad took Silver and Syed Tauha and Shehwaan Chowdhary both won bronze.
“Though competition was very tough but we managed to bag Ist rank. As a coach, we always have to be in learning process and definitely we learned new techniques,” said Sayima Rashid, female coach Tong IL Moo Do Association.
Syed Baseerat Byhaqi defeated opponents from Maharashtra schools, DPS Srinagar and also students from Uttrakhand to clinch the title, the competition was held at Furtles International School Naraila Sonipat Haryana on Sunday. The competition started on 3rd November to 6th November and with huge participation of students from across the India.
At the event Baseerat thanked her couches Saima Rashid and Arshid Aziz for continuing moral support and appreciating her and the secret behind my success are my couches because they always provided many opportunities to students to fulfill dreams.
Before this championship, 10-year-old, Syed Baseerat hit the headlines after winning gold medal in South Asian championship of Tong- Moo- Do held at Bhutan where she became the first player from India in the sub-junior category to secure a gold medal.
Besides that, she has participated in the National as well as international championships which witnessed contestants from different Asian countries.
According to her couch Arshid Aijaz, Baseerat is now preparing from world class championship which will be held in Brazil in ending November and he hopes that she will continue her winning matches, adding that it is big achievement for our state.
The national TONG IL MOO- DO Championship was organized by Fortis International School where a total of 18 states participated. J&K took Ist rank followed by Delhi and Uttrakhand with second and third rank respectively.
Arshad Aziz, Secretary Tong IL Moo Do Association said that our next step is to prepare our students for International World Championship. Pertinent to mention, in less time our students practiced but we were number one and continue remaining “JK is ranked number one continuously from past three years and we’ll continue that legacy,” he added.