J&K women gymnasts bring laurels to the state

JAMMU: Jammu and Kashmir Gymnastics team, comprising of Palak Kour, Mitali, Nandani Lakhotra and Vandana emerged as All India champs at the Senior National Gymnastics Championship by clinching 5 gold, 1 silver and 2 bronze medals.

The event was held in Mohali from February 16 to February 18, 2018 in which Palak Kour bagged 3 gold medals in All Round and Individual Apparatus finals of Ball, Ribbon and a bronze medal in Hoop event, whereas Mitali got an Individual gold medal in Hoop event and bronze medal in Club event.

The other gymnasts, Nandani clinched gold and Vandana got silver in Ball event. This is one of the finest times for Jammu and Kashmir Gymnastics team under the the guidance and coaching of Sports Council's Coaches Krupali Singh and SP Singh who have been working hard to train these gymnasts at Indoor Sports Complex, Jammu.

The team was applauded and congratulated by Secretary J&K State Sports Council, Waheed-ur-Rehman Parra.

This is the highest achievement of J&K Gymnasts in Senior National Gymnastics Championship so far.

Punjab bagged 2nd place in this Championhsip, while Delhi and Maharashtra claimed 3rd and 4th places respectively.


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