Punjab CM announces Rs 5 lakh prize for boxer Simranjit Kaur

Kaur recently qualified for the Tokyo Olympics and Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh on Monday announced a cash awar...

CHANDIGARH: Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh on Monday announced a cash award of Rs 5 lakh for boxer Simranjit Kaur, who recently qualified for the Tokyo Olympics...

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...The 24-year-old Simranjit, who hails from Chakar in Ludhiana district, had secured her Olympic quota on March 9 after advancing to the semi-final of Asian/Oceanian Olympic Qualifiers in Amman, Jordan. 
She had won a bronze medal in Junior Women Championship held in 2013, bronze medal in senior World Championship in 2018 and silver medal in Asian Boxing Championship in 2019. 

 

 

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