Amritsar2 hours ago
Indian players have started returning home after winning medals in the ongoing Commonwealth Games in England. On Saturday, Soorma, who won a medal in weightlifting, landed at Amritsar airport in Punjab. They were given a warm welcome here.
Along with Mirabai Chanu, who won the gold medal, Harjinder Kaur, who won the bronze medal in weightlifting, also reached. Harjinder Kaur belongs to Patiala in Punjab. After leaving the airport, Harjinder Kaur said that her next target is the Asian Games.
Commonwealth Games medalists posing for a photograph with Amritsar airport staff.
Harjinder said that he is happy to return to his homeland. He asked the girls to participate in sports more and more. Harjinder said that girls are no less than anyone. Whatever their choice, they should not be stopped to move forward. Be it sports or studies, always support them.
Women weightlifters also appeared worried about drugs in Punjab. He said that if drugs are to be eradicated in Punjab, then sports will have to be promoted in every village and city of the state. The government should organize some tournament of sports every month. To get ahead in sports, it is necessary for the youth to stay away from drugs.
facilities need to be improved
Harjinder Kaur said that she will start preparing for the Asian Games from now on. The camp is going to continue at Patiala Academy. It will be his endeavor to return with a medal for the country in the Asian Games as well. Harjinder said that there is a need to improve facilities in sports. The facilities for the players are very limited. He also practiced with the same limited facilities. If facilities increase, more youth will also come. And medals too.