Kokrajhar, February 10, 2020:

Assam girl Thunlai Narzary who brought pride to Assam by clinching Gold in Shot Put at an international platform, has received the prestigious Sports Personality Award on Monday in Kokrajhar.

Support Independent Media

Support us in our efforts to bring authentic, extensive and thorough news coverage from Northeast India. Do support independent media as good journalism can only survive when a media organization is both editorially and financially independent.

Pay for quality news

Narzary was honored at the 18th Bodoland Day celebrations held in Assam’s Kokrajhar on Monday. It may be mentioned here that Thunlai Narzary of Assam Police had clinched the Gold medal in Shot Put at the World Police & Fire Games held at Chengdu in China.

ALSO READ: Somdev Devvarman Opines Khelo India University will Unearth Fresh Talent

Hailing from Ghilaguri Dotma village in Kokrajhar, Narzary had also participated at the 22nd Tatyana Kolpakova Memorial International Athletics Meet which was held in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, where she achieved the feat at a record of 13.83 m in women’s shot put.

ALSO READ: North East Football Association Formed to Boost Game in 8 NE States

The Kokrajhar girl started her sports career with a 100-m sprinter and later joined the Sports Authority of India‘s (SAI)‘s Kokrajhar centre in 2008. Her first international competition was in 2013 when she was named in the Indian contingent for the second South Asian Junior Athletics Championship. The competition was held in Ranchi, Jharkhand.

Support Inside Northeast (InsideNE), an independent media platform that focuses on Citizen-centric stories from Northeast India that are surprising, inspiring, cinematic and emotionally relevant.

Readers like you make Inside Northeast’s work possible.

To support our brand of fearless and investigative journalism, support us HERE.

Download:

The Inside Northeast app HERE for News, Views, and Reviews from Northeast India.

Do keep following us for news on-the-go. We deliver the Northeast.

Share this: