March 1, 2024

INDIA. Mumbai: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh felicitated medal winners, members and assist workers from the Armed Forces, who took half within the lately concluded nineteenth Asian Video games at Hangzhou, China, on Tuesday.

A complete of 76 gamers and workers members have been acknowledged for his or her excellent efficiency. The Armed Forces personnel earned a complete of 16 particular person medals (3 Gold, 6 Silver, and seven Bronze) and eight crew medals (2 Gold, 3 Silver, and three Bronze) on the Video games.

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Gold medal winners obtained Rs 25 lakh, Silver medal winners obtained Rs 15 lakh, and Bronze medal winners have been awarded Rs 10 lakh.

The Armed Forces had a contingent of 88 troopers taking part in 18 disciplines on the Video games, which happened from September 23 to October 8.

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Throughout the felicitation ceremony, Singh praised the athletes and reminded them of the inspirational story of Flying Sikh Milkha Singh, who narrowly missed a medal within the 1960 Olympics however grew to become a guiding star for Indian athletics.

Singh emphasised the federal government’s efforts to develop a sports activities tradition in India, together with initiatives like Match India and Khelo India campaigns, and the Goal Olympic Podium Scheme geared toward rising India’s medal rely within the Olympics. He additionally talked about India’s aspirations to host the Olympic Video games in 2036.

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The occasion was attended by prime army officers, together with Chief of Defence Employees Basic Anil Chauhan, Chief of the Air Employees Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhari, Chief of the Military Employees Basic Manoj Pande, Vice Chief of the Naval Employees Vice Admiral Sanjay Jasjit Singh, and senior officers of the Sports activities Management Board of the respective companies.

Among the honored athletes included Sgt Navinkumar and Sgt Mizo Chako from the Indian Air Drive, MCPO II (G S) Surjit, CPO (PT) TPS Toor, CPO (RP) MD Anas, and AG PO (GW) MD Ajmal from the Indian Navy, and Avinash Sable, Hav Karthi Kumar, R/Hav Rambaboo, and Sub Narender from the Indian Military.

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  • Raju Vermekar is a senior Mumbai-based journalist who’ve labored with many day by day newspapers. Raju contributes on versatile subjects.

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