J&K kick-boxer felicitated for winning international medal

Jammu, Nov 21 (UNI) State kick-boxer Anchal Sharma was today honoured by the Jammu and Kashmir Kick-Boxing Association and State Sports Council for winning international medal at the second Indo-Asian Games held at Kumaon, China.

Anchal was felicitated at a grand function for his individual international bronze medal here this evening by the Minister Sports Babu Singh, who was the chief guest on the occasion.

Anchal became the first player from the state to bag an international medal in martial arts.

''I sweat lot and prepared tough for the competition. Though I was eyeing gold medal but what I achieved, has made me to work harder in future,'' Anchal told UNI after the felicitation function.

He also thanked the association and his seniors for giving him right direction prior to his international participation.


Story first published: Wednesday, November 21, 2007, 20:06 [IST]
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