J&K emerges runner up in Khelo India National Wushu Women’s League
Govt committed to strengthening sports ecosystem: Div Com
Post by RK News on Friday, March 31, 2023
Jammu, Mar 30: J&K emerged as runner up in the Khelo India Sub-Junior National Wushu Women’s League while as Manipur emerged as the overall champion of the League which concluded on Thursdayevening at Jammu.
In Sanshou events, Haryana secured first place while the host J&K was in second position, and Rajasthan third.Similarly, Taolu event, Manipur got the first position followed by J&K and Assam in second and third place respectively.
Divisional Commissioner Jammu Ramesh Kumar was the chief guest during the final of the Khelo India Sub Junior Women’s Washu League. Vijay Saraf, president J&K Wushu Association, Nuzhut Gul Secretary J&K Sports, and Kuldeep Hando international player were present during the concluding function of the national level tournament.
Speaking on the occasion, Divisional Commissioner Jammu appreciated J&K Wushu Association for organizing the national level event in J&K in a well-organized manner.
While congratulation winners in the tournament, the Divisional Commissioner said that winning or losing is not a question in such events. “Such events are organized to explore the talent of our youth”, he said and hoped that such events would be organized in Jammu in the future also.
Emphasizing the need of involving youth in sports activities, Mr. Ramesh Kumar said that Khelo India programme is an initiative of the Union Government to strengthen the sports ecosystem by encouraging mass participation and promotion of excellence.
Vijay Saraf, president J&K Wushu Association in his address expressed his gratitude towards the administration, Sports Authority of India. and J&K Sports Council for the success of this mega sports event
Over 200 players from nineteen states and union territories participated in the three-day Khelo India Sub Junior Women’s Wushu League.
Players for this mega national league were selected based on four zonal championships which were held at Srinagar, Jharkhand, Manipur, and Kerala. Winners of zonal championships were qualified for this national league.