It was a proud moment for Dr. Pillai Global Academy, New Panvel when it’s Grade 12 student Kabir Bhakta bagged the Silver Medal for Taekwondo Competition in the 63rd National School Games held from 4th – 7th December, 2017.
The games organised at Thyagraj Indoor Stadium, New Delhi, witnessed the clash of master players from all over the country.
Kabir accomplished this feat after four rounds of smashing matches against players from Chandigarh, Uttar Pradesh and Kerala. In the 5th round he lost to his counterpart from Delhi after a nail biting competition.
He has also been selected for the trials of ‘World School Games championship’, successful completion of which will earn him a place in the team representing India, thus raising him onto a global pedestal.
Kabir Bharatbhai Bhakta has been awarded Gold Medal in Junior Boy’s – under 63 kg weight category in 31st Maharashtra State Junior Boys and Girls Taekwondo Championship 2017 held on 16th and 18th August, 2017 at Kolhapur.
Well done Kabir!!
Kabir Bharatbhai Bhakta represented India in 10th World Taekwondo Junior Championship held in Korea, winning Gold and Bronze in Kyourgi and Poomsae style respectively under 54kg category.
He also represented the school in district, state and national championships on various occasions. He has been selected in probables for the 2018 Common wealth Games which will be held in Australia. His selection will be based on his performance in an upcoming event to be held in Muju (South Korea) in August 2017.
We wish him all the best for the same.