Vansh makes comeback after serious injury

23/02/2021
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JAMMU, Feb 22: One of the top Sabre fencers of Jammu and Kashmir, Vansh Mahajan, who has achievements at the international level, has made a comeback on the piste after facing hardships due to an injury caused during the world universities games in July 2019 at Italy.
With strong will and determination, Vansh has returned to the game and was taking part in the selection process initiated by the adhoc committee of the J&K Fencing Association at Fencing Arena, MA Stadium, here.
“Injury is part of the game, but a player has to be strong enough to make a comeback. I had a serious injury during my career peak, but bounced back after getting operated and then excelled at the international level. So, Vansh too has suffered a lot, he has to be strong enough to play and attain the desired goals,” said convener of the adhoc committee and international fencer and official, Rashid Ahmed.
A Sabre fencer, Vansh, as per the reports reaching here, has done well in the selection process to pick up two men out of the selections to make it a four-member J&K senior team of the event. Other two top ranked fencers, Vishal Thapar and Javed Ahmed Choudhary have already been shortlisted.
The Selections:
JUNIOR-BOYS: Foil: Gourav Thakur, Tanish Mahajan, Prashant Chib, Praney Singh. Epee: Sawan Mangotra, Ajay, Shivansh Kapoor, Sufian. Sabre: Lakshya Sharma, Mayank Sharma, Suryansh Sharma, Amit Chib. GIRLS: Foil: Ashu Rani, Mansi Sharma, Simran Anand, Anshika Bandral. Epee: Twinkal Gupta, Raghi Verma, Riya Manhas, Gyan Kour. Sabre: Shreya Gupta, Kritharti, Malvi Arora, Anant Samakshi.
SUB-JUNIOR (U-14): BOYS: Foil: Rakshit Sharma, Arya Veer, Kamash Kesari, Ram Paul. Epee: Sohang Gupta, Said Ur Rehman, Rinku Mahajan, Sayam Sharma. Sabre: Pratyaksh Gupta, Dewansh Sharma, Rishav Gupta, Vinayak Sharma. GIRLS: Shubhanya Sharma, Myra Rajput, Stuti Mathur, Shreya Sharma. Epee: Anima Sharma, Kalash Jamwal, Sanwari Rajput, Suhana. Sabre: Vaibhavi Abrol, Kavya Rajput, Akshra Kumari, Ragini Verma.

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