Jaipur teenager Avalokit Singh to represent India at World Junior Squash Championship in USA | More sports News

JAIPUR: On a day when the entire country is celebrating the return of triumphant Indian cricket team from the West Indies following their T20 World Cup glory, there is another good news which added to the celebration of Jaipur sports lovers.

Eighteen-year-old Avalokit Singh has been selected to represent the Indian junior squash team. The Delhi Public School, Jaipur student will don the India colours at the 2024 WSF World Junior Squash Championships which will be held in Houston, Texas, USA from July 12 to 23.

The World Squash Federation has awarded US Squash the rights to host the World Juniors Squash for the second time after 2011. A record-breaking 46 teams will compete for the top honours in the Under-19 team championships.

Under the direction of senior coach Surbhi Mishra, a renowned figure in Commonwealth and Asian Games teams, Avalokit swiftly ascended the ranks, securing top national and Asian rankings early in his career in the sub-junior category. His achievements include representing India thrice at the Asian Junior Championship, marking him as a formidable force in the international squash arena.

Avalokit’s journey into squash began at the tender age of eight under the watchful eyes of his father, who recognized his son’s natural agility and passion for sports.

Despite a rigorous training regimen and frequent international competitions, Avalokit’s academic pursuits have been diligently supported by DPS, ensuring his continued success both on and off the court.

As he prepares to compete in Houston, Avalokit carries with him the hopes of a nation and the dreams of a future ripe with promise and opportunity. His journey epitomises the power of passion, perseverance, and unwavering support from family, school, and community. His story transcends the boundaries of sport, resonating as a testament to resilience and determination in the pursuit of excellence.

“Avalokit’s journey to Houston represents a pinnacle of achievement for our school community and the nation. His dedication and skill inspire us all, and we wholeheartedly support his pursuit of gold at the World Juniors,” stated DPS pro-vice chairperson Devyani Jaipuria.

“We are immensely proud of Avalokit’s achievements and dedication. His journey exemplifies the spirit of excellence and perseverance we nurture at DPS Jaipur. We wholeheartedly support him as he prepares to showcase his talent on the global stage at the World Junior Championship,” said school director Aditi Misra.

The school stands proudly behind Avalokit as he aims for global success at the World Junior Championship, said DPS Jaipur Principal Dr Richa Prakash Ghosh.

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