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8-year-old Kashmir boy becomes national boxing champion

ANI
Published : Jan 9, 2017, 12:45 pm IST
Updated : Jan 9, 2017, 4:30 pm IST

Abbu Ammaz was felicitated by the district authorities and the civil administration as well as by the police.

 "I want him to aim for Olympics," said Ammaz's father Abbas Sadaqie. (Photo: ANI/ Youtube screengrab)

Rajouri: An eight-year old boy from Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri has won gold medal in Thai Boxing Championship at the national level.

Abbu Ammaz, a class 2 student was felicitated by the district authorities and the civil administration as well as by the police.

"I want him to aim for Olympics. I hope almighty gives him the right direction and wish that he brings glory to India's name across world," said Ammaz's father Abbas Sadaqie.

The locals were proud of this little boy's achievement and lauded the boxing champ.   

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