In yet another shot in the arm of J&K sports performance, J&K’s Rakshanda Mehak who is part of Indian team for deaf clinched bronze medal in World Deaf Judo Championship held at Paris Versailles, France.
Congratulating the winning team, Farooq Khan, Advisor to Lieutenant Governor said that our National Girls team has won bronze medal by defeating South Korean team.
Advisor Khan added that Nirchara Umed of Haryana in below 57KG category, Divya Tiwari of Uttar Pradesh in below 52 KG category and Rakshanda Mehak of J&K have added one more feather in the cap. The championship was held at Versailles, France from 26-30th October 2021 and the team is scheduled to arrive back to Jammu from Delhi on 01st November 2021.
While complimenting the coach Suraj Bhan Singh for training the athletes, Farooq Khan said that they have nm brought laurels to the nation and are giving a tough competition to the international athletes.
He further said that J&K government is duty bound in its promise to take J&K sports to the pinnacle of performance and scale new heights in the world sports arena. Advisor Farooq Khan also remarked that more and more modern-day facilities are being added to train our athletes in the proper manner and day is not far away when our athletes will be considered second to none both nationally as well as internationally.