Mumbai, October 9, 2023: In a remarkable demonstration of skill and determination, Anvie Sharma, 8 years old, and her 14-year-old sister, Vaishnavi Sharma, left an indelible mark at the ASK Cup Championship 2023 organized by the Association of Shotokan Karate (India). This prestigious event, held in Thane on October 8th, 2023, attracted approximately 200 participants from across the state, spanning an age range of 5 to 18 years and beyond.
Under the expert guidance of Sensei Sir Kailash Lohar (TskA 6 Dan) and Sensei Santosh Phulwale (3rd Dan Black Belt), the young karate talents claimed the top spots in their respective categories. Anvie Sharma secured the gold medal in the Katha competition, while Vaishnavi Sharma earned a well-deserved silver medal in the Kumite competition.
Throughout the tournament, both sisters consistently displayed their exceptional skills and determination, earning not only medals but also the respect of both judges and fellow competitors.
Anvie and Vaishnavi are proud students of Swami Vivekanand International School in Kandivali West, Mumbai. They credit their remarkable success to the unyielding support and encouragement they received from their teachers and school administration. With their sights set firmly on the future, both sisters are resolute in their ambition to compete at the state level championship scheduled for the coming year.
Anvie Sharma, at just 8 years of age, demonstrated incredible resilience by competing against older opponents, including a hard-fought final round against a 10-year-old adversary. Her precision and stance in the Katha competition garnered praise from the judges.
Meanwhile, 14-year-old Vaishnavi Sharma emerged as a formidable competitor in her age group. She navigated through two qualifying rounds and reached the final, ultimately securing the silver medal. Notably, both finalists, Vaishnavi and Simran Singh, received training from Sensei Santosh Phulwale, underscoring his exceptional coaching abilities.
The parents of these promising young talents, Amit and Vrushali Sharma, expressed their profound pride and affirmed their unwavering commitment to supporting their daughters’ future endeavors. The Sharma sisters’ achievements stand as a testament to their dedication and the bright future that awaits them in the realm of Shotokan Karate.
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