Women International Taekwonodo Championship 2017

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Indian Taekwondo wins three silver, two bronze medals
Newspoint Bureau
Jammu Tawi, April 11
Indian Taekwondo Team won three silver and two bronze medals in 1st Women International Taekwondo Championships 2017 at Kathmandu, Nepal from April 5 to 6, 2017 organized by Women Empowerment Committe and Nepal Taekwondo Association which is recognized by Nepal Olympic Association.
Around eight countries participated in the said championships. This is first ever International Women Taekwondo Championship organized by any National Federation. The main moto of conducting this championship is Women Empowerment in Sports. Taekwondo Federation of India sent their eight members Women National Team for the above said championship and players from across the country selected for that.
Three female players from J&K got opportunity to take part in this championship.
Mukta Gupta (Physical Education Teacher of Youth Services &Sports) won Bronze medal in Individual Poomsae Event, Afreen Hyder from Srinagar won Bronze medal in under 57kg and Bazaallla Mushtaq participated in team event. Other players those who won medals for India are Shraddha Dixit from UP won Silver Medal in under 49kg and also best player award of Rs 51000 , Kritika Thakur under 46kg and Shivani Thakur under 53kg won Bronze medals for India The Indian team led by Atul Pangotra as a Head of Team and Coach (Presently Reputed in J&K State Sports Council as a Taekwondo Coach) and Harish Tokas from Delhi as a Coach Taekwondo Federation of India President Sh Chetan Anand met Indian team after arrival and congratulate Medal winners and coaches. Secretary General TFI Prabhat Sharma congratulate team by telephonically and appreciate the effort of Indian Women Team and also appreciate the success of J&K Taekwondo Association.
J&K Taekwondo Association chairman Anil Gupta (Annu), president P C Sharma, general secretary D N Pangotra, vice president Nissar Hussain and Organizing Secretary, Anuj Sharma welcomed women players in Jammu and appreciated them.

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