Former boxer Abid Khan begins teaching after plight as auto driver goes viral

Former boxer Abid Khan begins teaching after plight as auto driver goes viral

A former diploma holder in teaching from the Nationwide Institute of Sports activities (NIS), Patiala, Khan revealed that he went to Saudi Arabia since he couldn’t discover a job. And on his return to India, he began to function as an auto driver, and later as a driver-loader.


Former boxer Abid Khan starts coaching after plight as auto driver goes viral

Abid Khan is former diploma holder in teaching from the Nationwide Institute of Sports activities (NIS), Patiala. Picture Credit score: Display screen seize from YouTube/ Sports activities Gaon

Abid Khan, the boxing coach-turned auto driver, whose video went viral on Twitter, is again to teaching. The previous Chandigarh boxer is teaching youngsters at a park close to his EWS flat in Dhanas, Chandigarh.

Khan’s story was delivered to the limelight by Saurabh Duggal, an impartial journalist, on his YouTube channel Sports activities Gaon.

Common personalities corresponding to 2008 Beijing Olympics bronze medallist Vijender Singh, 2010 Commonwealth Video games champion Manoj Kumar and Bollywood actor Farhan Akhtar shared the 60-year-old’s video. And that is what prompted Khan to start out teaching once more.

“It’s the results of the motivation and help of all of the sports activities lovers that I’m teaching youngsters in no matter approach I can. Previously too, I wished to pursue teaching however there was no motivation or help. Now I’m glad that individuals have gotten to find out about me and I need to present the identical ardour in teaching as I used to point out whereas boxing in my youthful days,” Khan was quoted as saying by Indian Specific.

“It’s good to know that individuals like Vijender, Manoj and Farhan Akhtar have come to help me and once I get to speak with them, I’ll inform them that they are going to get to see champions from my teaching,” he added.

A former diploma holder in teaching from the Nationwide Institute of Sports activities (NIS), Patiala, Khan revealed that he went to Saudi Arabia since he couldn’t discover a job. And on return to India, he began to function as an auto driver, and later as a driver-loader.

“After I had began boxing, I assumed it should assist my household to enhance our monetary situation. After I accomplished the diploma from NIS, I attempted loads for a job but it surely was of no avail and I went to Saudi Arab for work. After my return, I plied my pick-up auto beginning 2004 earlier than the auto was scrapped and I needed to work as a driver-loader in recent times. All these years made me imagine that on this nation, poor sports-persons solely undergo,” Khan revealed.


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