Indian desk tennis star Madhurika Patkar has urged his conutrymen to participate within the ongoing Fit India Freedom Run, which was launched on August 14 by the Union Minister of Sports and Youth Affairs Kiren Rijiju.
The 33-year-old’s enchantment got here throughout a current on-line interplay organised by he Sports Authority of India (SAI) regional middle in Mumbai.
Emphasizing on the significance of the continuing Fit India Freedom Run, Madhurika stated that the motion is a superb step in the direction of making our nation fitter.
Organised by the Sports Ministry, Fit India Freedom Run is the biggest country-wide run, which can go on until October 2 and has been lapped up by sportspersons and non-sportspersons from all spheres and seen main reception.
“This is a step towards making our country fitter. We all can participate to make India a fit country. We all have been confined to our home during the lockdown but now that we can step out gradually, it’s a great time to get connected with running. It is a basic exercise. I thank the Sports Ministry, and especially our Hon’ble Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju for starting the Fit India Freedom Run during this period. I want to appeal to everyone to participate in the Fit India Freedom Run,” Madhurika stated.
The paddler additional stated that working in a gaggle brings nice advantages.
“When I go outdoors for runs, I feel attuned to nature and it is a very enriching experience for me. First, we need to begin with ourselves and then we can inspire others to get involved. We have to invite our friends even if they are reluctant. Once one starts running, they will start loving it. When we have a group, the exercise feels more enjoyable,” Madhurika stated.
Madhurika was amongst 27 sportspersons who had been honoured with the celebrated Arjuna Awards in 2020 on the digital National Sports Awards ceremony final month.
The Arjuna awardee was additionally a part of the Indian trio who defeated Singapore at Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in 2018 to clinch the gold medal for the nation.