Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh Oct 13, 2021 (Issuewire.com) – Shivam Thakur currently living in Greater Noida. His father name is Arun Thakur and Mother Name is Mamta Thakur and his elder sister is Aarti Thakur. He has completed his schooling from U.P Board. He was a former Cricketer who played for Kerala, Uttar Pradesh and Delhi
The competitors backed laurels to the country by conquering medals in diverse games. Shivam Thakur in the shooting has won the gold medal and has made the nation proud. This is not for the first time but the 4th time that he has backed a gold medal in 10m pistol shooting after making India proud in Srilanka, Malaysia, and Bangladesh in county games. By winning the medal in Nepal he has confirmed his selection for the Asian Games which will be held in Abu-Dhabi from 5th November 2021 to 9th November 2021. He is also our hope for world games which will be held in January.
He is right now International County Shooting Player also the brand ambassador of SGADF. He is a known face of various brands worldwide.
He came from a middle-class economic background. His Parents were from Bihar and, owning a shop in Noida. They are 2 siblings and being a younger one he was naughty and ignorant toward his studies. While going to school he started learning cricket in 2012, from gully cricket to the school cricket team of his school, Sardar Patel School as a faster bowler. He became the vice-captain of the team during this time, he took a good amount at interest in cricket. He joined Major Dhyan Chand National stadium Delhi for further practice. He got a from opportunity and was selected in Under11 of the Delhi team, it didn’t stop here he played Under16 U.P in 2013-14.
In 2015, Kerala event an unfortunate incident happened he got knew ligament tear. Which totally shattered his dream to become India’s best cricketer and nearly made him to quit as a coming from middle class forming it was next to impossible to get it repaired through injury.
The injury made him unable to pursue his dream but somewhere his soul was fighting. He decided not to quit what if he couldn’t play, he could have inspired and motivate others to follow the path of their dreams in the fields of sports. In 2017, he started “SGADF-School Games and Activity Development Foundation” to fulfil his dream.
SGADF became a platform for children to achieve their breaking goals by adopting sports as a medium. He is continuously working with the aim of breaking the various cycles of non-transparency of opportunity to privilege and unprivileged children.
Later, the Organization was recognized by TAFISA, IAKS, ICSSPE. He single handily managed to represented and recognized INDIA on the international platform.
He was again Include in sports and emerged as a pistol shooter. He won his first international award in shooting in Bangladesh.
Many ups and downs come up in his life. He is just 17 years but still it was a roller coaster ride. He always says “it is not wanting to win that makes you winners, it is refusing to fail”.
Shivam brand ambassador of SGADF. He is directly involved in various sports International and National federations and tries his best to inspire students from all background to take parts in sports and cultural activates. He presented SGADF as a platform for children’s to achieve their goals by adopting sports as a medium.
SGADF is a non-profit organization, is committed to raising both the standard and status of physical education and sports at par with another profession. The organization is created to serve the state and nations with various programs in sports which are dedicated to inspiring possibilities and opportunities for aspiring candidates.
- Nov2016: State Silver Medal, Youth award
- Dec2016: Voda Award
- Mar 2017: Star player, federation cup gold medal,
- Feb 2018: India star players, International Award, Nepal international gold medal
- March: Nehru Sports Award
- April2018: Student player award
- Aug2018: International croma award
- Nov2018: national gold medallist
- Dec2018: International awarded by SGADF
- Feb2019: youth award by IYSA
- March2019: NCR sports award
- May2019: Star of Day Award
- Sep2019: International identity sports award
- June2019: conference player of the year
- 2020- (February) International (Gold in Single & Silver in Group) Medal in Indo Malaysia International Championship.
- 2020- (January) Fair Player award of the year 2019.
Shivam Thakur founder of School Games and Activity Federation of India, Students Games and Activity Federation and Shivam Thakur Foundation
He is also the promoter for many companies. He is a multi-talented sportsman who is involved wholeheartedly in sports and cultural activities at a very young day. He has played Cricket at State and National levels under 16 teams and shooting at the International level. He won several medals and Awards for shooting and cricket in India, Singapore, Nepal, Sri Lanka, and other countries.
For his excellent achievements in sports and his hard work in propagating sports and cultural activities, he has been awarded Student Ratna Award, International Croma Award, Youth Award, Voda Award, and many more. He believes ” if you can believe it, the mind achieves it”.
He is directly involved in Various Sports Federations and tries his best to inspire students from all backgrounds to take part in sports and cultural activities. He presented SGADF as a platform for children to achieve their goals by adopting sports as a medium. He is continuously working with the aim of breaking the vicious cycle of non-transparency of opportunity to privileged and unprivileged children.
SGADF is a Non-Profit & Non-Government Organization, Committed to Promote games, Physical Education, Sports Science, Research, and Youth & Social Activities at the National and International level in view to spread the Olympic Movement & Olympics to realize the dream of Barron Pierre de Coubertin. School Games & Activity Development Foundation was created to serve the state and nation with programs in sports, events, social events, health, Scout and guide, and activity. The role of the association is to prepare to aspire such as children, physically, disabled, intellectually challenged, young men & woman and professional for a career in sports by setting up the academy and providing specialized training to them. this will make it possible for them to compete in state, national & international events with a greater degree of confidence.
The association believes that the essence of any sport is passion. nothing is more important in life than having a passion for what one does school games & activity development foundation in its Endeavour plans to build academies across the nation, teen youngsters, promote talented players, finance promising players, sponsor indigent players, conduct sports classes or camps provide proper infrastructure, equipment, etc. Without discrimination as to religion, race, caste, colour or creed .school games & activity also intends to promote employment opportunities, promote the study.
School Games & Activity Development Foundation is an India/National level Foundation registered to provide a platform to youth’s boys and girls to show their talent in the field of games & Activities. School Games & Activity Development Foundation is basically divided into two parts games and Activities. Games contain various Indoor, outdoor, individual, team games, yoga, Beach games, winter Games, and martial art. Activities contain singing, Dancing, Acting, Modelling, Drama, Writing, Scout and Guide, Health, Social Develop, and drawing skills, etc. School Games & Activity Development Foundation time to time organizes Unit level to International level events and Championship.
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