Belagavi: Belagavi based budding skater Abhishek Navale has set a new record in the 100 meters fastest inline skating. His new achievement is now registered in the Guinness Book of World Records. He set a new world record by completing 100-meter inline skating in a time-lapse of just 12.97 seconds on November 18. With this new timings, he broke the previous record of 13.25 seconds recorded by David Salisbury of Australia and earned laurels to the country and home town Belagavi.
Abhishek is practising skating from the past 14 years in Belagavi. He has set already earned many accolades by making several achievements in the field of skating. He has set a world record in International skating event that held at Portugal, Two times world record in ‘Limca Book of Records. He has been conferred by Karnataka state award 2014 for achievement in skating and many more prizes.
He grabbed the attention of the sports enthusiasts across the country by completing 540-kilometre skating rally from Bengaluru to Belagavi, 2000 kilometre skating rally from Belagavi to Delhi. He has been trained and guided by the coach Suryakant Hindalagekar, President of Belagavi roller skating academy Umesh Kalaghatagi and getting continues support from his family.
In the recently held programme at KLE’s skating rink, Abhishek has been felicitated by Vijaykumar Patil, Pravin Hiremath, Vijaya Hiremath, Sainekar, BS Bidnal, Anita, Gym coach Abhishek Jadhav, Dr Halagi, Yogesh Kulkarni and Coach Suryakant Hindalgekar.