Times Impact: Ice-skater Rajkumar Tiwari gets 2000 USD and free training in USA


NEW DELHI: The fight of ice skater Rajumar Tiwari and his success is nothing wanting an inspirational anecdote. From working as a avenue hawker to winning a gold medal on the 2013 Particular Olympics World Winter Games in Pyeongchang, Rajkumar went towards all odds to blueprint a title for himself in the ice skating circuit. Genuinely, his youthful brother Manjesh Tiwari, 12, will be following in his footsteps.

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Rajkumar is a extremely happy man for the time being. About a days after
Timesofindia.com ran a anecdote on Manjesh and the feature Rajkumar has performed in engaging, supporting and encouraging his youthful brother, Rajkumar, who is currently coaching in California, United States, got a call from somebody who had be taught the chronicle and wanted to lend a hand.

“A sizable because of Timesofindia.com. Mr VR Ferose is the highest of a tool company (Senior Vice President and Head of SAP Academy for Engineering). The second he be taught the
Timesofindia.com article about my brother (Manjesh) and me, he by hook or by crook stumbled on my amount and contacted me and equipped to lend a hand us. He acknowledged he be taught our chronicle on TimesofIndia.com and wanted to meet us. He met me in the US and transferred 2000 USD in my yarn and has also promised that he will write a guide on me,” Rajkumar told Timesofindia.com.

“It was nice meeting with Ferose. He acknowledged he will fabricate as a lot as imaginable for us. He (Ferose) is a sure person. He was so happy to lend a hand us. There are very few of us adore him in this world. He came as a godfather for us,” an pleased Rajumar acknowledged.


Rajkumar, who is in the US currently thanks largely to a crowd-funding effort, will also be coaching on the Shark Skating Rink in California with out paying any charges, because of his contemporary benefactor.

“He (Ferose) has also contacted the CEO of Shark Ice Skating (in California) to waive off my day to day coaching charges. I don’t own to pay the 600 USD per month for the ice price from now onwards. I own considered a form of u.s.and downs in my profession. I own labored in a bead shop with my father (in Sadar bazaar in Unique Delhi), washed utensils, labored in evening shifts in accommodations and also as a avenue hawker. I don’t desire my brother to battle via all these things. I correct desire some reduction. That’s it,” Rajkumar acknowledged.

Rajkumar has a neurodevelopmental dysfunction with general discovering out disability. From 2014 onwards Rajkumar has competed in the general class after undergoing medication, but he has needed to miss just a few worldwide competitions because of lack of funds.


Rajkumar won an individual gold and a silver medal in the pairs occasion on the 2013 Particular Olympics World Winter Games in Pyeongchang in South Korea.

“I desire to attract the honourable Sports Minister Rijiju sir to delight lend a hand us. All we desire is some reduction. I won a gold medal on the 2013 Particular Olympics World Winter Games in Pyeongchang. My brother and I will proceed to blueprint India proud with our demanding work,” Rajkumar acknowledged.

“The 2 of us put together at a mall in Gurgaon which charges 600 rupees for an hour. There could be an ice skating rink in Shimla as effectively but it is operational in winters fully. As an athlete, we have to practice true via the year. Even for general practice, we have to slide outside the nation. I desire to ask the government and Rijiju sir to blueprint an ice skating rink in India so as that we are in a position to practice via the year and we don’t own to slide outside the nation,” he acknowledged.

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