Union Sports Minister Anurag Thakur meets World Youth Archery winners
Union Sports Minister Anurag Thakur on Tuesday interacted with the World Youth Archery Championship winners and congratulated them for making the “nation
NEW DELHI: Union Sports Minister Anurag Thakur on Tuesday interacted with the World Youth Archery Championship winners and congratulated them for making the "nation proud". Team India registered a total of 15 medals - 8 gold, 2 silver, and 5 bronze, from the archery championships in Wroclaw, Poland.
Thakur heaped praise on the "existing talent pool" the country has at the grassroots level. "The initiatives taken under the vision of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to develop schemes such as the Khelo India to develop and nurture the grassroots level talent are showing results in Championships like this. It is overwhelming to see so many of our youth across the country are bringing laurels to all sports and going forward, it gives us major hopes. I congratulate all the young archers and wish them all the luck in the competitions ahead. As they transition to the senior team, they shall be getting all the possible support to compete at the high-performance level," Anurag Thakur said.
The gold medallists included the Cadet Compound Women's Team, the Cadet Compound Men's Team, the Junior Recurve Men's Team, the Cadet Recurve Men's Team, the Cadet Compound Men's Team, the Cadet Recurve Mixed Team, the Junior Recurve Mixed Team, and Komolika Bari, who won the gold in the Junior Recurve W'men's Individual event. IANS