Sports is a field that requires constant hard work, lots of dedication and discipline to become a champion in it. Ena Arora, 18, is a young talented sportsgirl from NSNIS (Netaji Subhas National Institute of Sports), Patiala, who understood this fact much early in her life. She is constantly practising hard to realise her dream of becoming a world champion. The talented girl from the royal city won bronze medal in Foil Women’s Team events at recently concluded "Thailand Open Fencing Championship”-2016.
"Thailand Fencing Association” organized "Thailand Open Fencing Championship” in Bangkok from 15th to 20th September, 2016. The team from India for Foil Women’s Team events comprised of Ena Aroa (Punjab), Tamilkani Thiyagarajan (Tamilnadu), Anil Akhila (Kerala) and Bhagya shree (Tamilnadu). The team on the basis of the individual performance of the fencers’ reached directly in Quarter finals. In Quarter finals team fought its first match against Thailand, and defeated the team. In Semi finals the team competed with Korea and after giving very tough fight lost the match and the team won bronze medal.
Ena, who started fencing in August 2008 at the age of 12 and has been a National medalist in the game since 2009, attributes her success to hard work, God’s grace and support of her family, coaches and teachers.
The Ultimate goal of her life is to become a world champion but with no compromise in her studies. Seeing her passion and dedication towards game, the goal seems to be easily achievable by her.