Bhagwani Devi achieved medals in World Masters Athletics

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Bhagwani Devi achieved medals in World Masters Athletics

She has created history by winning a gold medal for India in the 100m sprint at the World Masters Athletics Championship-2022 in Tampere, Finland.

She ran 100 meters in 24.74 seconds to clinch the gold. Haryana Governor Bandaru Dattatreya and Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Monday congratulated Bhagwani Devi who is a native of Haryana.

Khattar also said at the age of 94, she has become a source of inspiration for the whole world.

“This achievement of hers will work to fuel enthusiasm among the youth. Bhagwani Devi has once again proved that age is not a barrier to achieving anything in life,” she said, according to an official statement.

Also, Governor Dattatreya also congratulated Devi on her feat.“This great achievement of yours will create more enthusiasm towards sports among the youth,” the Governor said in a tweet in Hindi.

“She won a gold medal at the #World Masters Athletics Championships in Tampere in the 100m sprint event with a timing of 24.74 seconds. She also bagged a Bronze in shot put. Truly it’s a commendable effort!

Also, Union Sports Minister Anurag Thakur also congratulated Devi on her feat. “ and it is very inspiring to all the upcoming generation youth.

Sports Desk, Ne India News

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