A woman traffic constable from Chennai has made the country proud by winning three gold medals and a silver medal in World Police and Fire Games 2022 (WPFG) held in the Netherlands.
All four youngsters--Md Wajahat Ali (21), Rifauth Aara (19), Md Liyaqat Ali (18) and Sania Nikhat (17)- have been selected for the sports hostel run by the Sports Authority of India, in Visakhapatnam.
Earlier, in January this year, the J&K government had changed the nomenclature of 'Sher-i-Kashmir Police Medals' to 'Jammu and Kashmir Police Medals.'
Superintendent of Police Hari Kiran Prasad recently felicitated three police personnel from the district for winning medals in the 42nd National Masters Athletic Meet held in Chennai.
Likewise Dutee, after winning two gold medals in the first edition, also has her focus on the quadrennial events scheduled in 2022.
With a busy schedule ahead this year, the team management is indeed content beginning their campaign on a positive note.
Both shooting and wrestling do not feature in the original list of 16 sports that will feature at the 2026 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne.
Out of the 16, one got the President’s Police Medal for Distinguished Service and the remaining 15 Police Medal for Meritorious Service medals.
Republic Day 2022: J&K yet again tops list of police gallantry medal winners; Delhi cop bags record 11th award
Of the 189 recipients of the gallantry awards, 134 were awarded for action in the Jammu and Kashmir region, 47 for bravery in Naxal areas and one for similar conduct in the north-east region.
Despite nursing a knee injury, Bajrang Punia clinches 65kg bronze after outclassing Kazakh opponent Niyazbekov 8-0.