How a Japanese Woman Became World Champion in the Ancient Indian Sport of Mallakhamb

Keiko Takemoto discovered the traditional Indian game of Mallakhamb on YouTube. At the time there were no classes in Japan. Determined, she pursued her interests in India, a country she traveled to six times for training. Today,┬áTakemoto, 41, is a┬áreigning world champion in Mallakhamb. At the first Mallakhamb World Championship held in Mumbai in 2019, … Continue reading How a Japanese Woman Became World Champion in the Ancient Indian Sport of Mallakhamb