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Published on November 18th, 2014

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Mumbai boy wins State Taekwondo championship

Atharva Samant won two gold medals in the Under 14 category at the recent championship; to represent State in Daman.
by The Editors | editor@themetrognome.in

Taekwondo has several takers in Mumbai, especially amongst youngsters in school. Several prestigious championships always receive a good turnout among students, and the recent Maharashtra State Taekwondo Championships were no different.

Chembur resident Atharva Samant won two golds in the championship, in Taekwondo Poomsae and Taekwondo Sparring in the Under-14 category. Atharva is a student of Swami Vivekananda School in Chembur, and trains with the suburb-based coach Shrikant Mishra. Prior to these wins, Atharva has also won top honours at championships in the same category, at national meets held in Nerul, Surat and Amritsar.

Atharva will now go on to represent Maharashtra at a national meet in December 2014 to be held at Daman.

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