Athlete Harmilan Bains aspires to break world record after recovering from injury
However, the runner, who is recovering from a knee injury, will not be there to defend the title at the Khelo India University Games starting in Bangalore this month.
Speaking about KIUG, Harmilan said, “Khelo India University Games was a life-changing moment for me. From that competition I started to improve as an athlete and I will never forget that tournament. I was really frustrated that I could not participate. ” The athlete added that he aims to qualify for the Asian Games once he is fully fit. “Right now, I’m focusing on strength. Training in Ooty. Qualifying. Hopefully, I will be able to achieve the qualification mark in June. ” When asked about being a national record holder, the 23-year-old said, “I am very excited to be a part of this year’s Federation Cup and Khelo India University Games. Call my name a national record holder (laughs). 05.39 I recorded the timing, but my goal is to achieve a timing less than 4:00. ” The athlete also expressed his desire to break the world record in the 1500m one day, “Like every other athlete, I have a dream of winning an Olympic medal. But if I record a time of 3:56 in two years, I will try to break the world record. In addition to the Olympic medal, I I’m also trying to be a world record holder. ” Speaking about how she faltered in running, the national record holder said, “There was a point when I wanted to play lawn tennis, but my dad said it’s hard for him to take me to Jalandhar every day because the city is an hour away from my house. Then my parents asked the athletes to start running so Asked me. At first, I didn’t feel like doing it, but now I’re having a lot of fun. ” The Khelo India University Games, which will be held in Bangalore from April 24 to May 3, will feature over 4,500 participants from around 190 universities. Athletes fight in 20 different sports, including domestic sports such as wrestling and yoga. (ANI)