Balakumar Nithin athletics fruit of Khelo India Youth Games

Balakumar Nithin is a budding athlete born on 12th April 1999 in Tamil Nadu. He came in limelight when he run on the track’s of Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex athletics stadium for Khelo India Youth Games(KIYG) yearly national competition and achieve his personal best-equaling 100m dash in the boy’s Under-21 category. He clocked 10.76 seconds. It seem like Tamil Nadu appeared to have come to the athletics stadium in the Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex with a great deal of preparation. They finished just behind the home State. Accept Nithin, he was the star, winning the boys Under-21 sprint double with the ease.

Balakumar nithin catapulted himself among the country’s top sprinting. Capturing a golden double in the khelo india youth games 2019, his under-21 200m gold medal winning time of 21.57 seconds at the shiv sports complex fetched him a top 16 rank in india last year. Nithin’s bounding run pleased the talent scouts enough that tell him to pay a visit to the khelo india youth games talent development office in the campus. There are chances that he could well be recommended to get the khelo india scholarship.

Coach said about him
His time of 21.57 seconds this evening is his personal best over the distance, improving on the 21.60 he clocked in a fast semi final heats in the All India Inter University Athletics Championships in Moodbidri in November last. He is aware that becoming the flag bearer of sprinting entails a great responsibility and he is prepared to shoulder.
Future plans
I might let go 100m tracks and embraces the 200-400 combination in the time ahead. Making further improvements in my 100m time will entail a lot of time and hard work.

Training
YMCA at Nandanam in Chennai is the place where he get his training. There are very less times when he go to Nehru Stadium in the southern megapolis, where synthetic track are there. But the good thing is that now indian selectors have seen him.

We wish him all the best in life.

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