Jamui's Jabir Ansari Won Bronze Medal in Karate Championship
- 19 Mar 2022
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- In the All India Inter University Karate Championship held at Kurukshetra University, Haryana from March 14 to 17, 2022, Jabir Ansari of Jamui, Bihar won the bronze medal by securing the third position.
- Jabir Ansari of Patna University won the bronze medal in the 75 kg weight category of this competition by securing joint third position with Rajesh of Venkateshwara Open University.
- In the 75 kg weight category, Aman Kumar of Lovely Professional University Punjab got first position and Vaibhav Walia of Chandigarh University Mohali got second position.
- It is noteworthy that about 1200 players from 190 universities across the country participated in the All India Inter University Karate Championship held at the Multipurpose Hall of Kurukshetra University.
- Jabir Ansari, who has become a veteran in Judo Karate, is a student of Urdu Department in Patna University for the session 2020-23 and has been playing Karate since 2015.
- Jabir Ansari has won many medals from state to international level championships. He finished second in the International Game held in Sri Lanka in the year 2017. In 2015, he won the gold medal in the National Championship and in the year 2021 secured the first position in the state level championship.
- Coming from a simple family, Jabir hails from Tumba Pahar village of Jhajha block of Naxalite area of Jamui district.
- He has played in championships in China in 2018 and Turkey in 2019 and has been honored twice at the Sports Honors Ceremony of the Government of Bihar in 2018 and 2021.