Our Champions

Salmoli Chakraborty

Salmoli was born with birth asphyxia, experienced learning difficulties in her early schooling years. After facing challenges in a regular school, she transitioned to Manovikas Kendra, where she excelled academically. In March 2008, she qualified for the OBE Exam after two years of schooling at the institution. Presently, she has completed C Level and is pursuing Pre-NIOS studies. Concurrently, Salmoli has pursued her passion for swimming, joining a club and participating in various competitions at the district, state, and national levels. Notably, she achieved a gold medal in the 25m event at the Special Olympics in September 2016. Subsequently, she competed in the National Games in Mumbai, leading to her selection for international events. Following rigorous training camps, she represented India at the Special Olympics World Games 2019 in Abu Dhabi, where she secured a gold medal in the 25m breaststroke and a bronze medal in the 50m backstroke. Her dedication to swimming has also earned her two gold medals in 'Khelo India'. Beyond athletics, she actively engages in studies, drama, mime, and other pursuits.

Md. Shanawaz Khan

He proudly represented India, securing a gold medal in Softball during the Special Olympics World Summer Games 2015 in Los Angeles, USA. Since then, he has dedicated himself to serving in the Department of Disaster Management for the Government of West Bengal, contributing to the welfare of the community.

Subhajit Nag

In 2011, he represented India in table tennis at the Athens Special Olympics, securing two gold medals—one in doubles and the other in mixed doubles. Since 2017, he has been appointed at Manovikas Kendra to assist our Games, Yoga, and Karate instructors. Additionally, starting from 2012, he has also supported the Table Tennis coach in CLT. With his impressive achievements and dedication, he continues to make valuable contributions to sports and education.