Jammu Tawi, December 29
An impressive function was organized to felicitate Sunny Nanda and other six players of J&K State for their achievements in Speedball at National and International Levels. The function was organized by J&K Sports Speedball Association at Amar Singh Club Jammu. Div Com Dr. Pawan Kotwal, Patron of J&K Sports Speedball Association was the Chief Guest on the Occasion.
Shantmanu, (CEO J&K), D G Sports Shiek Fayaz Ahmed, Danish Kumar (IG BSF), Hira Lal Abrol (Chairman MV International School) were the special guest. Pooja Malhotra (Founder Patron), Vijay Gupta (patron) ER.S P Langer (Chief Advisor), V K Sharma (advisor), Anil Nanda (President), D S Bhau, Nitish Mahajan, A K Jasorita, Ravi Tikku, Gourav Abrol, Sunny Magotra and all association members were the voluntary guests on this occasion. Sunny Nanda and one other player had participated in 28thworld speedball championship held at Tunisia. On this prestigious occasion J&K Sports Speedball Association honoured.
Master Aryan Vaid of M V International School for being the Champion of the Year in The State Speed Ball Championship, 5 players from J&K State participated in 62nd National School Games held in Chhattisgarh recently under the banner of Department of Youth Service and Sports and wons 3 gold and 2 Silvers, were also awarded. Ajay Singh from DHSS won bronze medal at Tunisia, Sunny Nanda won bronze medal in double match at Tunisia.
Sugandh Mehta won gold medal at Chattisgarh in Singles and Gurmanjeet and Aditya Singh also won gold medals in boys Double Match at Chhattisgarh. Reha Tikku and Manpreet Kour won silver in girl’s doubles.
Speaking on the occasion, Shiek Fayaz Ahmed DG sports said that in the forthcoming World games to be held in France, the Department of Youth Services and Sports would provide all the help in promoting the game of speedball to its highest pinnacle.