Shahid Hilal wins bronze at Senior National Pencak Silat Championship
Srinagar: The 10th Senior and Master (Men and Women) National Pencak Silat Championship 2022 was held from October 22 to October 24 at the Sheri Kashmir Indoor Stadium in Srinagar, where Shahid Hilal of the Grand Warriors Academy Srinagar won the bronze medal.
Under the auspices of the Indian Pencak Silat Association, the Pencak Silat Association of J&K organised the championship and was sponsored by J&K Sports Council.
In his weight category, Shahid Hilal finished third among competitors from 34 States and UTs, as well as from teams from the Indian Police and Paramilitary.
He stated, “Playing in the Senior National Pencak Silat Championship 2022 was a great experience as I have moved from the Junior to the Senior age category and from now I will start preparations for the next championship so that I may perform well and win a gold medal at international level.
Shahid Hilal attributes his achievement to his parents, who helped him at every turn. He also showed gratitude to his trainer, Adil Hussain, the coach.
This event had over 1200 players from various Indian states.
Coach Adil Hussain said, “I am extremely grateful to Jazzbaat 24 for sponsoring Shahid Hilal Malik for the Senior National Championship.”
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