Maj Abdul Quadir Khan of the Corps of Signals brought laurels to India by winning a Silver Medal at the prestigious 53rd Asian Body Building and Physique Sports Championship held at Batam, Indonesia on 02 Oct 19. Commissioned in Jun 2014, he took to Body Building with fervour in spite of an extremely busy regimental schedule.
His prowess in the sport took a dramatic turn while at 1 Signals Training Centre at Jabalpur where he benefited immensely from the excellent training infrastructure and accomplished coaches. After honing his skills, Maj Abdul Quadir Khan participated in the Indian Body Building Federation (IBBF) selection trials held at Khammam, Telangana in July 2019 and got selected to represent India.
While Maj Abdul Quadir Khan’s accomplishment has brought glory to the Indian Army and Corps of Signals, it is also significant that this was his maiden event.