At the age when most kids enjoy slides and rides, Shanika Nimje enjoys winning Karate tournaments. This 13-year-old girl from Mhow (Madhya Pradesh) is a National and International Level Karate Player.
Karate practice when she was just four years old. She grew up to
realise her passion for the same sport along with badminton. Her
interest made her start playing this sport too at the age of ten. She
continued her practice with immense dedication and much-required hard
work which led her to beautiful heights of achievement.
harder the battle, the sweeter the victory.” – Les Brown
As she grew up,
her collection of medals and trophies grew too! Or we can say almost
multiplied. Here is a glance at her achievements:
District Inter-School Karate Championship – 2015 (Bronze)
Inter School Karate Championship – 2015 (Silver)
National Karate-DO Championship – 2016 (Gold)
Karate Championship – 2016
National Karate-DO Championship – 2017 (Gold)
International Shotokai Karate-DO Championship – 2017 (Bronze)
District Karate Championship -2017 (Bronze)
say never because limits, like fears, are often just an illusion.”
– Michael Jordan
Shanika is in
training under Mr Manoj Bajaj who introduced and taught her this
amazing sport. For him and his marvellous student, Karate isn’t just
a sport but a religion. Under Mr Bajaj’s training, Shanika decorated
her Karategi with a black belt on 11th March 2018.
isn’t everything, but wanting to win is.” – Vince Lombardi
strong-willed girl wants to become an IPS officer. She believes that
“Good intentions and strong will power turns dreams into
reality.” She wants to act as a helping hand in directing the
society towards positivity.
may be people who have more talent than you, but there is no excuse
for anyone to work harder than you do.” – Derek Jeter
In small hands, she holds huge achievements. In her small eyes, she holds a big vision, and she is beating the odds with Karate, that’s what makes her our achiever. Our Indian Achiever.