Indian rising fencing star of Himachal Pradesh, Rajat Thakur will be part of the Indian fencing team for the Fencing World Cup to be held in Spain. He is currently a serviceman in the Indian Army. He is one of the finest players from the services in the sports of Fencing, which is not a very popular sport in India.
Rajat Thakur of Rohru, Himachal Pradesh is all set to take part in the Indian team for the Fencing World Cup. Earlier, he was also selected for the Asian Fencing Championships and Commonwealth Fencing Championships. After receiving training in fencing from Aryan Public School, Kansakoti, Rajat learned the nuances of fencing from coach Lalit Thakur.
Rajat Thakur gave the trials conducted by the Indian Army and the Sports Authority of India at the Army Sports Institute. Since then Rahul is training under the coach of the Army Sports Institute. Also serving in the Indian Army from sports quota. Now he will play in the World Cup.
Rajat says that winning a medal in this World Cup is his dream. Along with this, he also wants to win a medal in the 2022 Asian Games in Hangzhou, China. With this achievement of Rajat, there is an atmosphere of happiness in Aryan Public School and the entire area.
Sports of fencing got popular after the participation of Bhavani Devi of Chennai, India in Tokyo Olympic games 2021. She got the Arjun Award from the government of India for her contribution to the nation in the field of fencing sports. She traveled the journey to till second round of the Tokyo Olympics. Now we can expect something more from our Indian Players in these sports. Because a pool of players is developing in these sports.