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Our Sports initiatives identify, nurture and support sports talents from all across the country.

We at Bharat Forge, believe sports activities not only help in developing self-confidence and strength in an individual but are also important in maintaining fitness and health. We are aware that not all sports persons in the country are privileged enough to pursue high level trainings or take advantage of specialised guidance to excel in their respective sports. Thus we took the initiative to promote talented sportspersons across the country, funding and mentoring them to help them make a mark in their field.

Bharat Forge supports 7 players of LAKSHYA - NGO and have been mentoring them to take part in sports within the country and overseas.

Lakshya – Is an initiative by Bharat Forge to assist sports persons in their training and development. Our sports initiative - Lakshya is all about identifying, encouraging and supporting promising sports talent from across the country.

Encouraging rural sports talents

Helping them to rise and shine

Under our sports initiatives, we at Bharat Forge identify and nurture budding talent in the villages across different sports. We provide financial and training support to our players, and have been actively supporting many players in sports like tennis, chess, boxing, car racing and badminton.
Sports Achievements in 2019-2020

Vidit's Achievements in 2019-2020

World Rank: 26 | National Ranking: 2 | ELO Ratings: 2721
  • Wijk Aan Zee Masters Tournament, Holland, January 2019
  • 6th place - Drew against Anand and World Champion Carlsen
  • Defeated Ex-world champion, Kramnik & World No. 3
  • 2nd place at Prague Masters, Czech March 2019
  • 4th place at Danzhou International Chess Tournament, China
  • Gold medal at Biel Grandmasters, July 2019
  • Finished 12th (ahead of Vishwanathan Anand) at the Isle of Man, Fide Grand Swiss
  • October 2019 Team silver medal at the European Club Cup, Montenegro, November 2019
  • Defeated Vishwanathan Anand and drew against World Champion, Magnus Carlsen at the Tata Steel India, Grand Chess Tour

Subhankar's Achievements in 2019-2020

World Ranking: 45
  • Quarter finalist at the Yonex Swiss Open, March 2019
  • Semi-finalist at Li-Ning Denmark Challenge, May 2019
  • Semi-finalist at Mongolia International Challenge, June 2019
  • Quarter finalist at the IDBI Federal Life Insurance Hyderabad Open 2019, Aug 2019
  • Silver medal at the Decathlon Perfly Italian International, Dec 2019
  • Team Bronze medal at the Badminton Asia Team Championships in Philippines, Feb 2020

Rutuja's Achievements in 2019-2020

WTA Doubles Ranking: 202 | National Doubles Ranking: 2
  • Semi-finalist at the ITF 25k in Solapur, India, Dec 2019
  • Winner at the Women’s ITF tournament, Bhopal, Nov 2019
  • Winner at both the Women’s ITF 25k tournaments at Lagos, Nigeria, Oct 2019
  • Quarter finalist at the IDBI Federal Life Insurance Hyderabad Open 2019, Aug 2019
  • Runner up at the ITF 60k tournament in China, Sep 2019
  • Runner up at the ITF 25k tournament in Singapore, May 2019
  • Winner at the ITF 25k tournament in Uzbekistan, May 2019
  • Runner up at the ITF 25k tournament in Japan, Mar 2019

Sonia's Achievements in 2019-2020

  • Gold medal at the National Boxing Championship, Dec 2019
  • Gold medal at the South Asian Games held in Nepal, Dec 2019
  • Gold medal at the Inter-Railways Boxing Championship, Nov 2019
  • Silver medal at the Big Bout League in Delhi, India, Nov 2019
  • Received the prestigious Arjuna Award for international achievements

Yash's Achievements in 2019-2020

  • Honoured with Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar in Jan 2020 – the first athlete from motorsports to receive this award
  • He also had his first international race podium finish in F4 at the South East Asia Championship which took place in Malaysia, Thailand, India and Philippines
  • In Feb 2020, he signed up with No. 1 European team to race in Italy and Germany’s F4 tournaments

Sudhir's Achievements

World Ranking: 9 | Category : 90 kg
  • Gold - World Sport K Championship (Grappling Wrestling 92Kg Category) 2019, Hungary.
  • Bronze - U.W.W. World Pankration Championship 2018, Belarus.
  • Participated in Asian Games 2017 (Belt Wrestling 90Kg), Ashkhabad, Turkmenistan.
  • Participated in Belt Wrestling World Championship 2016, Belarus.