Jamshedpur, Sept. 9: Talim Ansari, a resident of Jamshedpur has been selected to represent India in Asian Youth Championship to be held in Tehran, Iran from 27th September to 1st October 2016. Talim is among the 8 member Indian team who got selected for the Youth Championship.
The selection camp was held at Indian Mountaineering Foundation, Delhi between 4th September and 7th September last. Ansari was selected in Youth C category (12 – 13 years).
He will compete in lead climbing, bouldering and speed climbing disciplines. Talim is now the first climber from Jharkhand to compete in international sport climbing event.
Talim has been undergoing training with TSAF for past 2 years and shown tremendous potential. His training and equipment are fully supported by TSAF. He is coaching under Bibhas Roy, TSAF Coach.
Talim Ansari is the first sport climber from Jharkhand to win silver medal in national championships. He is a class nine student at DBMS Lilliput School.