Class IX student wins gold in State-level boxing event

By Author   |   Published: 20th Jan 2017   8:11 pm

Kumram Bheem Asifabad: M Anusha, a Class IX student of Zilla Parishad High School of Chintaguda in Kaghaznagar mandal won gold medal in the State-level boxing event held as part of the first ‘Khelo India’, a national programme for development of sports, in Hyderabad recently. With this, she was qualified for participating in a national-level competition to be organised at Guwahati from January 21 to 24.

Similarly, Swetha Rani, Naveen and Sai Kiran of the institution clinched silver medals in the 48 kg category of boxing. Md Asis, Intermediate Second year student and native of Asapalli in Asifabad mandal bagged silver medal in short put throw.

Collector M Champalal congratulated the students. He wished success for them in the national meet. He said that steps were being taken to promote sports in the district through District Sports Development Authority.