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Aiming High: Parashuttler Sanjeev Kumar climbs to seventh in world ranking, plans to play more tourneys

A year ago, paralympic player Sanjeev Kumar of Punjab did not play in any universal competition because of absence of assets and missed the BWF occasions. This year has seen 30-year-old Kumar including in two worldwide occasions and winning one title in the BWF Uganda Para Badminton International competition in April. The win likewise implied that Kumar has now moved to seventh in the most recent world rankings discharged by BWF not long ago. 

Kumar, who trains at Panjab University under mentor Surinder Mahajan, has 65 focuses, including 50 focuses for the Uganda competition however with Jungjun Kim of South Korea at the top with 350 focuses, there is bounty to accomplish for Kumar. 

"It regards be among the main 10 parashuttlers on the planet, yet I have to play more competitions. I didn't play in any global competition a year ago and went to Spain and Uganda all alone to play. The gold decoration in Uganda in WH 2 classification helped my certainty and the 50 focuses helped me on the planet rankings. There are two more BWF competitions to be held in Brazil and USA in the not so distant future and I am searching for a backer for the treks as I have no support from the Punjab government. I have won a bronze decoration in World Championships in 2013 yet players like me discover intense to partake in BWF occasions," shared Kumar, who had crushed countryman Suresh Karki in Uganda in April. 

Kumar, who experienced polio in his correct leg, began playing badminton in 2007 and won a silver decoration at the World Paralympic Games in 2009 preceding winning bronze at the BWF Para Badminton World Championships in Germany in 2013. Recently, Kumar won the gold in the WH 2 class at the nationals in Bengaluru and has so far won 18 gold awards in nationals separated from the three silver decorations and two bronze decorations in singles and duplicates classifications. 

Hailing from Abohar where he remains with his family, Kumar is currently going for the up and coming nationals to be held in August, which would likewise go about as choice trials for the big showdowns to be held not long from now. "A year ago, the nationals got postponed and we could participate in March this year. As a player, I have to play the greatest number of competitions as I can and the up and coming nationals are essential for me. In the event that the games service and the organization support of our trek to the big showdowns, it would be a brilliant open door for me. Regardless I lack a general employment and play with an ordinary wheelchair. I will likewise be intending to play duplicates and shape a triumphant combine for the big showdowns," said Kumar. 

Badminton mentor Surinder Mahajan has been preparing Kumar since 2010 and trusts that the up and coming nationals and big showdowns would be the key for Kumar. "The world rankings will help his assurance. His quality has been his self discipline and concentrate on the diversion. He is a decent smasher and he demonstrated that with his execution in Uganda, where he played with a typical wheelchair. Playing in more competitions will enable him and he to can bring more awards for India," included Mahajan.

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