The Shooting Star : Komal Shrivas

Komal ShrivasThe Aim of the wise is not to secure pleasure but to avoid pain.

Komal Shrivas, 19 years a young dynamic lad is the one who fits perfectly in this saying. The only girl from Chhattisgarh in shooting on the National level, she has now qualified and will be representing India in the International Shooting competition. She belongs to Rajnandgaon and has been interested in sports since childhood. She then joined NCC in school and started to play different games. There her sharpness in shooting was discovered and she started polishing it. Without any professional training in this field, she started to practice on her own. She then competed with 6 districts and represented Raipur in Inter group competition and won.

In 2016-17 State Championship she won gold in both senior and junior category. Then the biggest open championship of shooting, Dr. Karni Singh memorial at Jaipur she won gold. Also twice she was awarded with C.G. Best shooter award by the governor. She stood 4th in All India J.V Mavlankar match and now qualified for the National championship. Apart from shooting she has been the best NCC cadet and has won the best cadet award twice. She has also represented Raipur in NCC camp Delhi twice. She also got an award from Unicef which was presented by Mitali Raj and Sachin Tendulkar.

She is now taking professional training in Delhi and she had got a scholarship by C.G. government. Her journey has been a challenging one specially in the financial front as his father is a forest department guard and also shooting is an expensive game. She has got great support from Shobha Soni, C.G. Mahila Board head but that is not all, She is looking forward for proper guidance and Equipment’s to polish her skills and do her best.

She needs support of all Raipurians, and we hope she becomes a shining star in her field and gets all that. More power and good luck to you !!

Written by Reincarnating Raipur

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