22 student players from J&K took part in the National Level event which concluded today
Jammu, Feb 08: Minister for Youth Services & Sports, Molvi Imran Reza Ansari on Thursday congratulated the J&K contingent in keeping State’s flag high with extraordinary performances in the today concluded Khelo India School Games (KISG).
Khelo India was being organized by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports (GOI) in Delhi.
J&K’s 15 year old ace gymnast Bavleen Kour has won 2 Gold and 1 bronze medal in gymnastics on the 9th and the final day of the Sports Extravaganza. Previously Bavleen had clinched a silver medal in the same discipline. With her 4 Medals J&K has achieved 5 Medals in Khelo India School Games.
“It is a proud moment for us that Bavleen has clinched the success in Khelo India School Games and made our state proud”, said Ansari. He further added that, “Our players are shining in National and International games which surely boosts the morale of others to compete and win at such levels,” added Ansari.
A total number of 22 student players from J&K took part in the National Level event which concluded today.
Secretary J&K State Sports Council, Waheed Parra while congratulating Balveen Kour, Paramveer Singh and other players of the contingent for taking part in Khelo India and performing well in different matches of the 9 day long event said, “the state contingent has shown lot of enthusiasm and made their state and J&K State Sports Council Proud.”
He further added that, “our youth has lot of potential to compete at National and International levels, for which Government will be always at forefront in promoting the raw talent to provide them a platform where they can excel in the filed of sports.”