It was a passion for hockey that first brought Amit into the sporting limelight, at a national level. But it was a car accident and his subsequent dogged determination to continue his sporting career despite his injuries, that propelled him onto the international stage, but this time in discus and club throw. In his first major appearance — the 2014 Asian Para Games Guangzhou 2010, he won an inspired silver in the discus event. He went on to win gold in the 2014 Asian Para Games in Seoul, and a silver with his Asian-record breaking throw at the 2017 World Para Athletics Championship.
“Never say no. When a hundred doors seems to be closed, believe in yourself, train hard and create a hundred more.”