Amol Bhosale of JSTARC awarded the Khel Ratna Puraskar

By In News On January 27, 2017

Mr. Amol Bhosale of JSTARC awarded the Khel Ratna Puraskar by the Kolhapur Yuva Patrakar Sangha.

A ceremony celebrating the 7 th Foundation Day / Anniversary of the Kolhapur Yuva Patrakar Sangha was held recently in Kolhapur. It witnessed the participation of many eminent personalities of the city. The highlights of the event of the event were cultural programs & felicitation of various people who have excelled in their area of expertise. Mr. Amol Bhosale, a noted Taekwondoist was awarded the Khel Ratna Puraskar for his initiatives in promoting the Olympic sport- Taekwondo. He received the awards at the hands of Mr. Dhananjay Mahadik (Member of Parliament).
Also gracing the event was Shrimant Chatrapati Sambhajiraje (Member of Parliament- Rajya Sabha). Mr. Amol Bhosale says, “It is indeed an honour to receive this prestigious award. It is a great inspiration for people like me to do better in the future. I will continue promoting taekwondo, which is not only an Olympic sport, but also conditions the body & mind. I hope that this recognition of our initiatives will make more people aware of this sport & we create a strong team of players from Kolhapur to represent India in the next Olympic in Taekwondo.”

Mr. Bhosale is closely associated with Jalnawala’s Sports Training and Research Centre (Navi Mumbai).