Shreya conferred with State Award

JAMMU: An ace fencer and international medallist, Shreya Gupta has been awarded with the prestigious State Award by GAD Officers in a simple ceremony held at Civil Secretariat, Jammu.

She is the woman fencer and third overall recipient of this award among the fencers. The J&K Government has bestowed this coveted award on Shreya Gupta for her outstanding achievements in the field of fencing. The award carries a cash prize of Rs 51,000, a Gold medal and a citation.

Shreya Gupta was conferred State award in 2019 on eve of Republic Day. Shreya, an athlete of Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS) has always been in the forefront in bringing medals for the country and J&K UT at both National and international arena.

Recently, she has won a Bronze medal in the recently concluded Commonwealth Championship held at London from August 9 to 20. She has already received the Sher-i-Kashmir Award for Excellence in sports by J&K Government, S. Rangil Singh Award by JKOA and Veermata Jijabai Awards.

She expressed her thanks to LG Manoj Sinha for encouraging and supporting sportspersons by making sports policy for the outstanding players.



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