Uttar Pradesh’s solely worldwide commonplace sports activities metropolis, the Ekan Sportz Metropolis is the present vacation spot of Varanasi’s Shreyansh Singh, who is set to fulfill his farmer father’s unfulfilled dreams in volleyball.
Shreyansh, who has performed within the Junior Asian Championship for India, desires to fulfil his father, Prem Shankar Singh’s dream of taking part in for India within the senior championship. His father too was a volleyball participant and nurtured the dream of taking part in for the nation, however due to obligations and lack of alternatives, he couldn’t fulfill it.
“My father used to play within the village, and I used to go and watch his matches. I preferred this sport and developed an curiosity in it. Though my father couldn’t proceed taking part in, I intention to fulfill his dreams now,” mentioned Shreyansh, the youngest amongst three siblings from Kohasi village in Varanasi.
Shreyansh regularly progressed within the sport and now goals to play for the nation.
Having first began taking part in volleyball in 2011, Shreyansh went on to be part of Lucknow’s Guru Gobind Singh Sports activities School. Till 2018, he remained related to the school and represented India within the junior nationals in 2016, however issues modified dramatically when he shifted base to the Sports activities Authority of India centre.
“Solely in 2019, I acquired chosen by the SAI and I moved to the SAI Heart in Rae Bareli. Earlier, in 2018, I represented the nation within the Junior Asian Championship held in Bahrain in July. Our crew reached the quarterfinals, and my efficiency was the perfect amongst Indian gamers,” he mentioned.
Having participated within the All India College Video games 4 instances, Shreyansh spoke in regards to the significance of the Video games. He mentioned, “It gives a possibility for younger gamers to showcase their expertise. The Video games supply wonderful services to athletes, which motivates them to proceed taking part in and pursue it as a profession.”
“Due to occasions just like the Khelo India Youth Video games and Khelo India College Video games, gamers from villages and cities are making progress and benefiting from grassroots expertise growth initiatives by the Indian authorities,” he added.