While most sportspersons across the world are concerned about training, preparations and restarting of events amidst the ongoing pandemic, high jump national record holder, Tejaswin Shankar, has an added worry at the moment – uncertainty over his situation in the United States as an international student on sports scholarship.
The reason being the latest decision by the U.S. Government to not allow international students pursuing entirely online courses further stay in the country.
Tejaswin, who is a majoring in Business Administration at the Kansas State University, has been there since 2018. In fact, he was among the few Indian students to stay put in the U.S. when restrictions over COVID-19 began, training hard on his own.
“That’s an evolving situation at the moment so not sure what to expect as of now. They (the…