Viral Somersaulting Kids join SAI as full-time Gymnasts


TNI Bureau:  The two school kids in uniform, whose somersaults with bags on their backs, impressed the five-time Olympic Gold medallist gymnast Nadia Comaneci, will now become full-time trainees at Sports Authority of India (SAI) Eastern Centre.

Jashika Khan, 11, and Mohammad Azajuddin, 12, were called to a trial at SAI. The Sports Authority will take them in Hostel and train them in Kolkata by qualified gymnastic coaches.

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Not just Comaneci, the kids were also praised by Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju after the TikTok video went viral on social media.

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