December 3, 2021



No better gift on Teachers’ Day, says India’s para-badminton coach Gaurav Khanna

Overpowered by the presentation of his wards at the Tokyo Paralympics, India’s para-badminton public mentor Gaurav Khanna on Sunday said he was unable to have gotten a superior gift this current Teachers’ day.

Indian shuttlers asserted four awards, including two gold, a silver and a bronze, at the Paralympics where badminton made its introduction this year.

“There can’t be a superior gift then this. At the point when I had got Dronacharya grant, I had an inclination which I was unable to communicate yet this Paralympics with these awards, the inclination is no not exactly that inclination. I’m overpowered,” Khanna, said during a virtual public interview. Khanna was gave with the Dronacharya Award the year before.

“The objectives have been accomplished yet I am somewhat frustrated on the grounds that I anticipated awards from Tarun (Dhillon) and Palak (Kohli). We will return and accept it as a solid learning. On the off chance that they had won the decorations, we might have conveyed six awards.”

Gotten some information about the tentative arrangements, Khanna said: “I’m feeling like as a mentor, my test is finished, the meeting is finished, so what’s next at this point?

“The Olympic cycle is finished, for the following Paralympic cycle, that is, for 2028, 2032 and 2036, we should search for young people. In couple of months, we will have Asian Youth Games, and I am confident we will create great outcomes.

“I’m chipping away at some new youthful and minor players like Palak, who is as yet youthful and has additionally performed remarkably. I’m certain the minor and youthful players will be at the center of attention in couple of months time and sparkle like the Paralympic gold medallists.”

Khanna, who runs the Gaurav Khanna Excellia Badminton Academy (GKBA), said his foundation has every one of the necessary offices and it had an impact in India winning such countless awards.

“We have all offices, devoted courts. Once in a while there are issues with recuperation when you play at this level. Be that as it may, presently we have sports science, steam shower, ice shower, hydro theraphy, we have all. There has been an incredible holding and our expert preparing have assisted us with winning the awards.”