June 13, 2024

INDIA. Mumbai: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh felicitated medal winners, contributors and help workers from the Armed Forces, who took half within the not too long ago concluded nineteenth Asian Video games at Hangzhou, China, on Tuesday.

A complete of 76 gamers and workers members had 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 staff medals (2 Gold, 3 Silver, and three Bronze) on the Video games.

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Gold medal winners acquired Rs 25 lakh, Silver medal winners acquired Rs 15 lakh, and Bronze medal winners had been awarded Rs 10 lakh.

The Armed Forces had a contingent of 88 troopers taking part in 18 disciplines on the Video games, which came about 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 turned 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 aimed toward growing 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 high navy 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 Power, 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 every day newspapers. Raju contributes on versatile matters.

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