State Sports Council felicitates Foil Fencer for representing in World C’ship

Jammu and Kashmir State Sports Council today felicitated Foil fencer Mohammad Tariq, who participated in the ‘FLEURET DE ST PETERSBOURG’ FIE Fencing World Cup Senior (Individual competition) recently held at St Petersburg, Russia from May 13 to 15. Son of Sheel Mohammad, a resident of village Tikri, Udhampur, Tariq represented India in the Foil event, which is one of the prestigious tournaments in the World.
Joint Secretary State Sports Council Jammu Wing Shiv Kumar Sharma, who was the chief guest on the occasion, felicitated the fencer at a simple function organized at State Sports Council office here this morning. Shiv Kumar Sharma lauded the efforts of the ace fencer for his participation at the International level in fencing.
Congratulating him for his representation at the World level platform, Sharma hoped that the fencer (Tariq) would touch new heights in fencing if he continue playing with the same zeal. He also appreciated the fencing coach Rachna Jamwal for outstanding performance and acting as a guiding force for the budding and upcoming fencers in the state besides those who are being trainer by her. He said that the efforts of the Rachna Jamwal made state fencers to represent at national as well as international level fencing events.
Others present on the occasion included Sports Officer Rajan Sharma, former general secretary, J&K Fencing Association, Vijay Sharma, Manager Indoor Stadium, Satish Sharma and fencing coach Shotu Lal.

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