Fri. Dec 1st, 2023

Punjab’s Shooting star Sift Kaur Samra received one Gold and one Silver medal for India within the ongoing Asian Games at Hangzhou immediately. She additionally set the brand new World Record Individual Final.

Punjab Sports Minister Gurmeet Singh Meet Hayer whereas congratulating the proficient shooter of Faridkot and stated that Sift has introduced glory to the title of the state and the nation with this finest efficiency. Chief Minister Bhagwant Singh Mann’s dream of creating Punjab the main state in sports activities once more shall be fulfilled by gamers like Sift. The gamers of Punjab have been constantly performing nicely within the ongoing Asian Games.

Meet Hayer stated that this achievement is a supply of inspiration for brand spanking new age sportspersons, particularly women in Punjab. He attributed this achievement to the shooter’s arduous work and her mother and father and coaches. Sift Samra was a part of the torch relay within the opening ceremony of the Khedan Watan Punjab Diyan and was additionally given a test of Rs 8 lakh by the Punjab authorities for the preparation beneath the brand new Sports coverage.

Sift Kaur Samra received the Gold medal with a brand new world file within the particular person class within the 50 Mtr Rifle 3 place with 469.6 factors at Hangzhou. In the identical occasion, one other Indian shooter Ashi Chouksey received the bronze medal. Sift additionally received the Silver medal within the group occasion of fifty Mtr Rifle 3 Position.

Meanwhile, Punjab’s Angad Vir Singh Bajwa and Gurjoat Singh Khangura received the Bronze medal within the group occasion of Skeet Shooting. Sports Minister Meet Hayer additionally congratulated each of them.

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