NAGPUR players performed well in the Karate-Do Association of Nagpur District (KAND) organised District Sub-Junior Karate Championship held at indoor hall of Divisional Sports Complex, Mankapur. All the medal winners got selected for the Maharashtra State Sub-Junior Karate Championship to be held at Shiv Chhatrapati Krida Sankul, Balewadi, Pune in October. Thereafter, selected players from State meet will represent Maharashtra at the nationals to be held in New Delhi in December.
The gold medal winners at Nagpur district meet include — Boys: Aadil, Haashir, Rudransh, Yashwardhan, Shashwat, Neel, Vidhan, Ayush, Raghav, Reyansh, Rehan, Yuvraj, Aditya, Pinak, Sanidhya, Nirbhay, Chitransh Kavde, Manavora, Manthan, Shourya, Vihaan, Aarya, M Rayyan, Mukund, Yadnesh, Govind, Mohd Ovesh, Yuvraj Mungale. Girls: Darshee, Isha, Ananya, Trisha, Anandi, Mariya, Pahel, Bhavishka, Amaira, Ravya, Maliha, Aneeka Gupta, Zainab, Aqsa, Alishba, Akira, Alia, Sofiya, Amishi, Anahita, Aqsa Mariam, Akshita, Kanak, Mauzamma, Siddhi, Nishka, Nikita, Bhumika, Charvi, Urvi, Zoya.
The district karate competition was successfully conducted with co-operation and guidance of Hanshi Dr Zakir Khan, Shihan Emmanuel Philip, Shihan Pankaj Khandagale, Shihan Hemant Yadav, Shihan Rakesh Dhoke, Shihan Shiraz Syed, Shihan Shahwar Khan, Sensei Devish Katare, Sensei Sachin Lohakare, Sensei Krunal Borkar, Sensei Rittik Soni, Sensei Hritik Mudliar, Sensei Mrunal Wankhede, Sensei Sachin Borkar, Sensei Saket Papewar and Sensei Ramkishan Prajapati.