Balasore, Feb. 3 -- He might be just eight years old, but his agility is second to none. Soumya Ranjan Sethi, a boy of Nandor village of Khaira area of Balasore is a champion martial artist in Taekwondo and with his skill sets he has not only brought fame for his family and State but has become an inspiration for many.

With his lightning-speed head height and spinning kicks, the 8-year-old prodigy has managed to master the skills of the martial art.

Considering his passion for the martial art at a small age, family members of Soumya Ranjan enrolled him at a local Taekwondo coaching centre after which the boy never looked back.

"I have won gold medals in Cuttack, Kolkata, and Delhi. I recently bagged a bronze medal in Goa. I feel blessed ...