Indian Young Athletics Brigade upholds prospect of 125 crore Indians in Asian Games 2018 Jakarta
Asian Games 2018 is speeding with great pace towards its inauguration day. Last few hours are left for the start of most awaited Sports Event of the year. We have enlisted the names of promising sports star of India, all the nation is eager to witness magical spells of performances from this young brigade. Here is the list of most promising Indian Athletes featuring in Asian Games 2018 Jakarta and Palembang.
Speedster Queen Hima Das
Marking a new height for Indian women athlete at the International Event, Hima Das story has inspired youngsters all-over the nation. Hailing from a small town in Assam and daughter of a seasonal farmer, Hima carried forward her passion for speed from rice fields to being sensational speedster representing India at an International level event. 18 years old Hima finished at 6th spot at national Games but her personal best record and clinching India’s first International Women Athletic Gold has created likes for the down to earth girl from Assam.
Shifting her ways from football to Athletics, Hima claimed the top spot and an opportunity to be called as the first Indian Athlete to win gold in U 20 Athletic Championship (400m category) held at Finland in July. The nation applauded the young girl for her achievement on account of pure dedication. All the sports experts and common people of India are expecting one more spell-bounded show from Hima Das.
The Young Shooter Anish
Anish Bhanwal is not a new name for the sports lover as the shooter carries the tag of being ‘Youngest Indian Player’ to win gold at Commonwealth Games. At just 15 years of age, Anish Bhanwal aimed the right shot at the top spot to win gold, we are just delighted to see a flashback of the historic moment in the Asian Games. Anish has also grabbed 3 gold medal along with overall 5 medals in Junior World Cup commenced earlier this year.
Pistol Queen Manu Bhaker
Popularly credited with the title ‘New Queen of Pistol’ Manu Bhaker is eagerly waiting for her chance to grab fame for the nation at the Asian Games 2018. In just two years of exposure with the game, 16 years old Manu has showcased an astonishing show in Junior World Cup, Senior World Cup, and Commonwealth Games. Hailing from Jhajjar region, Manu joined the league of prestigious players with a double golden show at Mexico World Cup. In addition to singles’ 10-meter rifle pistol gold, she added another gold in mixed doubles competition of the same World Cup. In Asian Games 2018, Manu is participating in Air Pistol, Sports Pistol, and Mixed Events.
Golden Boy Neeraj
Officials of the National Games Committee has recently announced the name of Neeraj as the lead and the flag carrier of Indian side at the Asian Games 2018. Neeraj is better known with the title ‘Star Player of Commonwealth Games’, the Javelin Throw player of India clinched gold for the nation in the Commonwealth Games. 20 years old Neeraj maintaining his winning streak performed with a great show at the Savo Games in Finland. In addition to this Neeraj has also claimed the gold medal in Asian Athletic Championship 2017 and IAAF World U-20 Championship in 2016. Neeraj’s personal best record was marked at the Doha Diamond League played earlier this year with 87.43m distance.
All eyes turn towards Gopichand’s debutante daughter Gayatri
Pulela Gopichand needs no introduction, first, he created headlines with his duty with badminton in hand and later offering drills of coaching for the star Tennis India players P.V Sindhu and Saina Nehwal. Now the greatest tennis coach for India is launching his own daughter 15 years old Gayatri in the upcoming Asian Games. The international platform for Gayatri will be first in hand opportunity to back father’s name in senior category tournament. Last year Gayatri got the early limelight by winning U-19 National Tournament, she was just 14 years old during that period of time.