Meet 13 yr old, Labourer Son Prince Kumar of Ludhiana City who seeks positioning in Commonwealth Judo Championship

13 yr old Ludhiana Boy Prince Kumar has collected limelight for his city as the boy got a call-up for the Commonwealth Judo Championship. The Judo Championship is scheduled to held from November 04 to November 11 in Jaipur.

Prince is student of Government Senior Secondary School in the Sekhwal region has attained the opportunity after finishing the trials tally held at Sports Authority of India (SAI) Bhopal with ace mark.

As per the officials, around 500 judokas attended the selection trials commenced from September 22 for the upcoming event.

Prince Kumar, has already attained positioning amongst the list of players to be selected for Commonwealth Judo Championship. He will represent India at the International platform in the Under 14 age group and weight below 38kg.

Early Life of Prince Kumar

Prince, son of Parshu Ram a local labourer in the industrial unit took up the sport just 2 years back. He joined the multipurpose Guru Nanak Stadium as his training center and his father played an important role in motivating his son to pursue his dream. Coaches of the stadium polished the skills of Prince and he never disappointed his local mentors.

Prince Kumar
Achievements of the Young Judo Player

Prior to the selection in the Commonwealth Judo Championship, Prince bagged two gold medals in the Punjab State Judo Championship last year. Trust factor on his ability also formed stupendous performance for the young gem as he finished with silver medal in the National School Games, held in Delhi last year.

Prince impressed the trial panelist with his performance in the first few round of the trials and succeeded the selection event with positive nod from the judges panel for the prestigious upcoming event.

Prince will now attend the training-cum-coaching camp in advance to his participation in the World Level tournament.

The delightful companion coach of Prince on the occasion has said that Prince cherished with the opportunity totally on account of his hard work and inherited talent that helped him to find him a place in the national squad.

His coach Thakur added “Prince has been giving his best and is all set to don the national colours in the international-level tournaments in the coming years. He has the potential for the Asian Games and Olympics,”.

Official of the Ludhiana District Sports Authority Ravinder Singh has congratulated Prince and his coach Parveen and Navdeep for the the superb opportunity. He has wished the trio all-luck for the Commonwealth Judo Championship.



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