19-Year-Old Sprinter Rameshwar Gurjar Impresses Kiren Rijiju by Completing 100m Sprint in 11 Secs; Union Minister Promises to Arrange Training (Watch Video)
Rameshwar Gurjar (Photo Credits: Twitter)

A 19-year-old sprinter names Rameshwar Gurjar is the latest Internet sensation and has caught the attention of social media. The youngster in the video was seen running barefoot and ran the 100-meter lap in just about 11 seconds. However, there is no official proof of the youngster clocking 11 seconds as the seconds could only be gauged from the length of the video. But the intensity he ran with was quite commendable. His skills even impressed the Minister of State of the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju who promised to arrange training for the youngster. Kiren Rijiju Promises Greener Stadiums, Academies.

It was the Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan who shared the video of the youngster on Friday night. “India is blessed with talented individuals. Provided with right opportunity & right platform, they’ll come out with flying colours to create history! Urge @IndiaSports Min. @KirenRijiju ji to extend support to this aspiring athlete to advance his skills!” – he wrote. Kiren Rijiju responded to the tweet and promised that he would arrange a training facility for the 19-year-old.

Government Assured Rameshwar Gurjar for Good Training 

Earlier, Madhya Pradesh sports minister Jitu Patwari had reacted to the video by saying, “With proper training and gear, he can complete 100 metres in 9 seconds.” The minister had also invited Gurjar to state capital Bhopal. Talking about the current record, the 100-metre national record is held by Amiya Mallick, who has a timing of 10.26 seconds. The current world record is 9.58 seconds, set by Usain Bolt.