The National Ice Figure Skating Championship 2018 Concluded with Motivation and Glee

The 15th National Ice Figure Skating Championship concluded on 13th October 2018 which was held at iSkate, Ambience Mall, Gurugram. The event took place in association with Ice Skating Association of India with 80 participants spread from all across the country which were categorized under several age groups viz below 10, 10-13, 13-15, 15-19 and 19 and above.

This has brought in a fruitful new learning experience under the mentorship of Legend Mentor Mr. Jagraj Singh Sahney who had been titled as Figure Skating King in 1980. Proficient coaches like Mr. Anup Kumar Yama who is a World Champion and Arjuna Awardee along with Mr. Vasudev Tandi, a Renowned International Skater who have also been a guiding light for the skaters.

ISAI had also invited an All Time National Champion since 2010 who has won Double Gold in Solo and Pair Ice Figure Skating, Nishchay Luthra to be a part of the Coaches. Adding to this, he has been a nine times gold medalist in Solo and Pair Ice Figure Skating, as well. He has won several international medals for the country with some outstanding and unbeatable scores ever in the Indian History. He had been undertraining in the USA by world class coaches and institutes in Miami, Minnesota and Dallas for his Advance Training.

The championship declared and concluded the results depending upon the skating skills, body movements, postures, elements, jumps, flexibility and spins of the participants. The results for the Solo Performances, Pair Dance and Synchronization were declared respective as follows:

Solo Performances Result:

Category

1st Position

2nd Position

3rd Position

Under 10

Girls

LavanyaWali

Greeshma D 

G Sai Adithi 

Boys

Y Sanchit Chaudhary  

M Rakshith 

Sahil Agarwal  

10 to 13

Girls

Anvita Verabelli  

Harshita Rawtani  

 Aanya Singh

Boys

Jatin Sherawat

Aaditabh Gupta

 Mellela Ram Sai Teja

13 to 15

Girls

 Jesilyn Ankita James

Shaik Arshya Sana 

Janake Nair

Boys

Priyam Tated

Manit Singh

Vishal Anand Mutyala 

15 to  19

Girls

 Sai Shri Swetha

 Arunima Verabelli

 E Pallavi

Boys

Anandhu 

 P Sai Praneet

Vadla Sujan 

19 and above

Girls

Simran Chugh

Aldrin Mathew

Kavya J Shah

Boys

Pratham Tated

Vansh Bhatia

Mohd Haseen

 

Pair Dance Results:

Category

1st Position

2nd Position

3rd Position

Under 10

Rakshit and Naysha 

Adarsh and Apoorva  

 K Kyalva and Sahasara

10 to 13

Jatin and Lavanya 

Nidesh and Greeshma  

Sanchit and Jia Patel

13 to 15

 Priyam and Sana

Arnav and Aditi 

 Manit and Aanya

15 to  19

 Praneet and Anvita

Sujan and Shriya 

 Vansh and Harshita

19 and above

Pratham Tated and Sai Sri Sweta  

Senthil and Kavya J Shah 

Mohd Haseen and Ashmin 

 

Synchronization Results:

Category

1st Position

2nd Position

3rd Position

Juniors

Telangana

Andhra Pradesh

Haryana

Seniors

Telangana

Andhra Pradesh

Delhi / Uttarakhand

A special performance of Ice Dance had been done by Aaditabh Gupta and Tanzil Soni under 13 age category which was highly appreciated and applauded.

A Press Conference was also followed to conclude the event at Indian Women’s Press Corps (IWPC) to motivate the young and future Ice Skaters of the nation. The Winners of this National Championship also get to represent India in the Asian and International Ice Figure Skating Games. This event undoubtedly boosted the morale of the young figure skaters.

On the closing ceremony, Colonel S. C Narang, General Secretary, ISAI (The Ice Skating Association of India) added few sentences to inspire the young minds to perform better and said, “We are very happy with the performance of these exceptional kids and we are very proud to see their enthusiasm and challenging spirits.”

Talking to Mr. R K Gupta; President, ISAI (The Ice Skating Association of India) said, “We are experiencing an increase preference and awareness for Ice Skating in India and yet to hear an adequate support from the government of our country. The parents have full-fledged involvement with their children in the activity and the association appeals them to consider the sport more as a career than a hobby”.


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