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Karate player wins Gold at Asia Cup

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Madhya Pradesh State Karate Academy's player Supriya Jatav exhibiting an impressive show at 9th Silent Night Asia Cup Championship won a Gold medal for the country.

On this achievement, Minister of Sports and Youth Welfare Yashodhara Raje Scindia congratulated Supriya. Notably, the 9th Silent Night Asia Cup championship was held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on March 10 and 11.

 Madhya Pradesh State Karate Academy's player Supriya Jatav won the gold medal by giving a tough competition to other players. Supriya Jatav won the women's 50-55 kg category and won the Asian championship medal by defeating Jayanti Kumaran by 7-6 points and won the gold medal in her name.

Minister of Sports and Youth Welfare Yashodhara Raje Scindia complimented Supriya by praising her performance. She said that we are proud of our daughters whose achievement glorified the country and the state.

It is notable that the player of the academy, Supriya Jatav, is a champion in the last seven years 55kg. She is also the gold medalist in the South Asian Karate Championship and Commonwealth Championship.

Meanwhile, Kabaddi player Manoj Bali has been selected for the National Training Camp organized for the preparation of Asian Games. Here on Tuesday, he met the Minister of Sports and Youth Welfare Yashodhara Raje Scindia at TT Nagar Stadium.

The National Training Camp will be organized from March 15 to April 14 in Sai Center Sonipat, Haryana. The camp is basically organised for preparation of the 18th Asian Games to be held in Jakarta.

It is to be noted that out of 25 pplayers from across India, three players have been selected from Madhya Pradesh.

Manoj Bali has received his training at stadium by chief coach Patiraj Singh Baghel. He has won gold medal in the Invitational Tournament held in Nepal last year. Manoj Bali, who has participated in seven national kabaddi championships, won bronze medal in Fittering Cup Indore in 2016.

Manoj Bali met State Sports and Youth Welfare Minister Yashodhara Raje Scindia. She congratulated Manoj and gave best wishes. On this occasion, Director Sports and Youth Welfare Upendra Jain was also present.

 
 
 
 
 

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