After winning the Maharashtra Karate Association Championship, under the category of Kumite minus 68 Kg, state competition organized by the Maharashtra Karate Association recently, Sandhya Shetty has won Bronze Medal at National Championship. She was representing Maharashtra State in the Championship, which was held in New Delhi organized by The Karate Association of India a government recognized national body. The participants were the winners from various state level competitions where the female and male competitors fight in various weight categories.
By winning this championship, Sandhya not only won a medal for the state of Maharashtra but also got qualified to compete in the 35th National Games of India 2014.
“Winning the national championship is always very thrilling and working more hard towards future target is what I focus on,” says Sandhya. The buzz is that the winners of this championship might be considered to represent India in the next Asian Games.
“My fights are always very intense and I go with my best and learn from my mistakes. It’s a Bronze this time, but it’s gonna be Gold next in line,” says a confident Sandhya.
Sandhya is practicing karate since last nine years has won many state and national level championships and currently is a ‘black belt’ in Goju Ryu style. Incidentally, Sandhya is the Silver medalist at the 34th National Games of India held at Ranchi representing the state of Maharashtra in 2011.