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Avinash Sable, India’s first male athlete to qualify for the World Championships, has joined the Army. He wants that he should get promotion in the army in return for his performance.
The prestigious Diamond League Meet recently held in Morocco (Diamond League Meet) Indian steeplechase sprinter Avinash Sable, who broke his own national record for the eighth time in the 3000m steeplechase in 2008, said that his aim to top the sport in the initial days was to get promoted in the army by winning a national level medal. The 27-year-old of the army hailing from Beed district of Maharashtra sable (Avinash Sable) On Sunday (June 5), he took 8 minutes 12.48 seconds among the world’s top players. He had earlier improved his previous national record of 8:16.21s by more than three seconds during the Indian Grand Prix in Thiruvananthapuram in March.
Sable’s dream to get promotion in the army
Sable, who is preparing for the upcoming World Championship and Commonwealth Games in Colorado, USA, while answering media queries in an online session, said that initially his aim was to set a record or participate in competitions around the world instead of serving in the army. Had to promote. He said, “Initially my aim was to get promotion in the army by winning medals in national competitions. Generally there is a perception that if you win medals in national competitions then you get a chance of promotion but when I first set a national record then my thinking changed and I made up my mind to take more risk in the game which turned out to be fruitful.
Benefits of training in America
Avinash, India’s first male athlete to qualify for the World Championships, says his game has improved a lot after practicing in the US. His performance will be better in the coming time. He said, the biggest advantage of practicing here is that you prepare with the best players in the world. This is not possible in India. In India, I have to practice alone because there is no other player of this level. Sable also credits his success to the late coach Nikolai Snesarev. He said that Nnesarev wanted to take him for training abroad long ago but at that time he did not want to practice outside India. He said, now I feel sorry for not obeying the words of Snesarev. Had I gone abroad for practice in 2018 itself, I might have been in a better position today.