Friday, October 8, 2010

India wins its first Commonwealth Bronze Medal for Gymnastics by Kumar

It's a great victory for India. This is after they won their very first Commonwealth Bronze Medal in Gymnastics since 1930 in the personality of Kumar, a 19 year old boy. Kumar was coached by his three ever-supportive mentors, as he described. They are Vladimir Chertkov, Ashok Mishra and Praveen Sharma. Talking about the Gold Medal for gymnastics, it was got by an Australia's representative named Thomas Pichler in the score of 14.675 followed by Reiss Beckford of England in 14.625 points. Kumar's score was 14.475, not so far from his competitors.

Kumar - the First Indian who got the Bronze Medal for Gymnastics in Commonwealth 2010

As with the other players, Kumar (a gymnast from India) is very lucky, but he supposed to bag the Gold if not for fear. He even said:"I was nervous. There was a pressure to win a medal anyway. I will try my best to win a gold medal in the vaults category tomorrow and make my country proud".

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