Asian Games Athletes Rewarded By Haryana Government

Asian Games

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Chandigarh, Dec 22: On Wednesday, the Haryana Government rewarded the Asian Games athletes medal winners from the state with a cash prizes at a function, which was held here. Besides these, Haryana’s six medal winners in Youth Olympic Games in Singapore and Paralympics Asian Games in China were also rewarded. Earlier, the Haryana government urged the millions of people from the state to welcome the state athletes, who won 37 medals out of 131 of which nation achieved during Commonwealth Games held in Delhi.

In the Asian Games, Haryana state players won 31 medals: 13 gold, 9 silver and 9 bronze. Gold, silver and bronze medallists were given cash prizes of Rs.25 lakh, Rs.15 lakh and Rs.10 lakh respectively. The participants were also not left behind and were given the cash prizes of Rs 2 lakh, while coaches of the gold, silver and bronze medallists received cash prizes of Rs 3 lakh, Rs 2 lakh and Rs 1 lakh respectively. After felicitating the players, the Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda said “We will start a three pronged strategy to create world class players in the future. It will include the strengthening of the sports infrastructure, hunt for the hidden talent in the state and ensuring the secure future of the sportsperson.”

“We have decided to provide sports infrastructure to 1000 villages per year. 11 sports academics would be started in the state; there will be brand new stadiums would be lined up for construction especially in the rural areas so as to provide better facilities for the sportspersons,” Hooda added. The gold medal winners at the Asian Games are: Vikas Yadav, Vijender Singh (boxing), Kaptan Singh, Samarjeet, Jagdeep Singh, Sonu Narwal, Jasmer Gulia, Jasmer, Anup, Manjeet (all men’s kabaddi), Manisha, Kavita Dangi (women’s kabaddi), and Sanam Krishan Singh (lawn tennis).

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