New Delhi, 16 Nov: General Dalbir Singh, the Chief of the Army Staff, felicitated Miss Tajamul Islam, student of Class II of Army Goodwill School, Bandipora, and winner of ‘Gold Medal’ in World Sub Junior Kickboxing Championship at South Block, New Delhi, yesterday. She won the gold medal in the championship which was held at Andriana, Italy, after beating her American opponent.
The Army Chief praised the grit and determination of the little girl who has made the nation proud and hoped that her success would inspire other children of the Valley. Young Tajamul Islam expressed her joy on meeting the Army Chief.
This young talent was spotted and initially nurtured by the Army Goodwill School, Bandipora. Tajamul started her journey in the world of kickboxing by winning the Gold Medal at the State level championship, held in Jammu in 2015. She thereafter, won gold medal in sub-junior category at 2015 National Kickboxing Championship, held at Talkatora Stadium, New Delhi.
Tajamul Islam also happens to be the first player to represent India at the World Kick Boxing Championship. The child prodigy won six bouts over five days to lift the Championship in her category. (source: agencies)