Arinjeeta Dey, a 10-year-old girl, has won a silver medal and made India proud in the World Youth Cup which is held at Umag in Croatia. The tournament was organized by World Karate Federation affiliated to the International Olympic Association.
Arinjeeta won the medal in the under-12 age group category. She is from a town called Barasat in West Bengal. She has been a student of Hanshi Premjit Sen, who is the president of the President Karate-Do Association of Bengal.
Rather than Arinjeeta, there are more aspirants who participated from India among them giving a tremendous fight and competition Prattay sarkar has reached to quarter-final but couldn’t get to the next round.
A total of 35 countries participated in this competition. The tournament was held in Umag, Croatia from July 1 to July 5, 2019.
“She is a 3 times winner in national championship junior level category and she has shown tremendous caliber to perform there at such a young age. This is a very prestigious platform at the world level as you get to compete with different players coming from all over the world,” Premjit Sen said. This is the consecutively second time under the coaching of Hanshi Premjit Sen this record has been set, last year it was Amio Sundar Biswas and this year Arinjeeta Dey maintains the record.
With dedication and hard work Arinjeeta, Prattay and other Indian participants have made a mark in the competition and made the country proud.