In a remarkable achievement, Jammu & Kashmir’s very own Saliq ul Islam has brought laurels to the Union Territory by clinching the bronze medal in the Phunaba Ama -60 kgs weight category at the ongoing 6th Khelo India Youth Games. The Thang-Ta competition witnessed fierce competition, and Saliq’s exceptional skills and determination shone through, earning him a well-deserved place on the podium.
Thang-Ta, a traditional martial art form, requires a unique blend of agility, strength, and precision. Saliq ul Islam showcased his prowess in the sport, impressing both spectators and judges alike. His dedication to the craft and commitment to excellence make him a true inspiration for aspiring athletes in the region.
This achievement not only highlights Saliq’s personal triumph but also reflects the growing talent pool in Jammu & Kashmir. The support provided by J&K sports council, and the local Thang-Ta Association has undoubtedly played a crucial role in nurturing such exceptional athletes.
The 6th Khelo India Youth Games continue to be a platform where emerging talents like Saliq ul Islam can shine and make their mark on the national sports stage. The Union Territory is proud to have such a dedicated athlete contributing to the rich sporting legacy of the region.
We extend our heartiest congratulations to Saliq ul Islam on this outstanding accomplishment and wish him continued success in his future endeavors.