Want to win medals at Olympics, Asian Games: Indian ladies’s junior hockey ahead Mumtaz

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Indian junior ladies’s hockey ahead Mumtaz Khan on Saturday stated her aim is to win medals on the Asian Games and Olympics with the senior workforce however added that she is trying to take one step at a time to realize it.

The 17-year-old player had scored 10 objectives to assist India safe the silver medal on the Buenos Aires Youth Olympics in 2018.

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She has additionally received the bronze medal on the women under-18 Asia Cup in 2016, silver on the Six-Nations Invitational Tournament in 2018, and the coveted gold medal on the Cantor Fitzgerald under-21 International Four-Nations event last 12 months.

“I know that whatever I have done so far is nothing as compared to what I want to achieve in my career, so I don’t want to get too ahead of myself. I want to ensure I am taking small baby steps, and doing the right things always,” Mumtaz was quoted as saying in a Hockey India launch.

A daughter of vegetable distributors, the journey for Mumtaz has been stuffed with ups and downs, however the ahead from Lucknow is decided to maintain shining for the nation.”It isn’t any secret that I’ve had tough moments personally, and typically it has been tough for my dad and mom additionally, however I’m glad that they’ve at all times supported me it doesn’t matter what, and I can’t wait to make them completely satisfied.

“For that, I have very clear goals in mind, which are to perform very well in each training session and each match that I play for my country, and eventually help my team in winning medals at big tournaments like the Olympics and the Asian Games,” she added.

Hockey occurred to Mumtaz by coincidence. She was noticed by her coach in a faculty racing competition in Agra.

“I believe it was in 2011 that I was spotted at one of the races I was participating in for my school. It was Neelam Siddiqui who was present on the occasion and told my father that he should put me into the sport of hockey.”I didn’t actually know a lot in regards to the sport back then as a result of I used to be so younger, however as I began watching and taking part in it, I began growing an actual curiosity,” stated {the teenager} who was ultimately enrolled on the Lucknow hostel in 2014 and began coaching beneath Siddiqui.

“I feel it was just a coincidence that coach found me there in Agra, and the rest that has followed has been due to the hard work that I have put in,” she added.

Mumtaz has many objectives in thoughts and certainly one of them is to assist her family.

“I come from a very humble background so one of the factors in me playing hockey was that I might be able to help my parents.

“I have been fortunate enough to have represented the Indian junior women’s team and have always aimed at giving my all on the pitch, and I am hoping that it can translate into a bright future for us off the field,” she stated.

[Attribution HT.]

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