Saturday, February 24, 2024 |
Congress guarantees in Telangana: Subsidised LPG, free power supply to begin on 27 or 29 FebruaryAs ‘Kurchi Madathapetti…’ reaches Japan, this couple makes social media go crazy with dance stepsBRS alleges ‘Congress goons’ attacked Telugu journalist; Hyderabad police dismiss political angleRevanth promises implementation of 500 LPG cylinders 200 units of free power within a weekKTR urges Centre’s intervention in Jaahnavi Kandula’s caseRakul Preet Singh, Jackky Bhagnani plan Sikh, Sindhi wedding ceremoniesTSPSC likely to add more vacancies in Group-IIRajkummar Rao pens b’day note for ‘love’ Patralekha: You complete meSalman Khan, Ram Charan to launch Varun Tej-starrer ‘Operation Valentine’ trailerBATC: Indian women’s team reaches maiden final with 3-2 win over Japan

Asian Games archery, chess medal winners receive grand welcome

Posted October 12th, 2023, 02:31 PM IST

Asian Games archery, chess medal winners receive grand welcome

VIJAYAWADA: Asian Games compound archery triple Gold medal winner Vennam Jyothi Surekha and Chess Women's team Silver winner Koneru Humpy received an unprecedented welcome from sports enthusiasts and officials when the two arrived at the Gannavaram International Airport near Vijayawada on Wednesday. Incidentally, both of them are residents of Vijayawada. They arrived at the city from New Delhi by an Air India flight.

In New Delhi, the duo met Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Young archer Surekha is a deputy collector of NTR district. On behalf of the state government, Sports Authority of Andhra Pradesh (SAAP) administrative officer (AO) P. Ramakrishna, assistant director (Technical) S.V. Ramana and NTR district chief coach S.A. Azeez received the Hangzhou medal winners. Indian Kabaddi team former chief coach Padmaja Bala, Andhra Pradesh Throwball Association general secretary Eda Sulochana, Krishna District Olympic Association’s N. Brahmaji, and NTR district coaches P. Isaq, Ravi, Swamy, Babu Rao, Srinu and Santosh were also present. Jyothi Surekha's mother Sri Durga and father Surendra, Nalanda Educational Institution, and KL University students gave a cheerful welcome to Surekha and Humpy.

Speaking on the occasion, triple gold medal winner Surekha said she is now eyeing Asian Championship, which will be held in Bangkok, Thailand from November 4 to November 12. There are also a series of international tournaments. She will focus on them one at a time. Surekha said Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy’s encouragement by providing her a deputy collector’s job encouraged her immensely. Asian Games chess Silver medalist and grandmaster Koneru Humpy expressed her happiness over winning two silver medals.

"It was a different atmosphere in China. For the first time, both men's and women's teams won the silver medals in the Asian Games," she stated. Both Surekha and Humpy later reached their respective homes in Vijayawada along with their family members.

Sharing

Photos
Latest

A PHP Error was encountered

Severity: Warning

Message: file_get_contents(): http:// wrapper is disabled in the server configuration by allow_url_fopen=0

Filename: views/newsdetails.php

Line Number: 29

Backtrace:

File: /home5/am2pm/public_html/application/views/newsdetails.php
Line: 29
Function: file_get_contents

File: /home5/am2pm/public_html/application/controllers/News.php
Line: 135
Function: view

File: /home5/am2pm/public_html/application/controllers/News.php
Line: 77
Function: newsdetails

File: /home5/am2pm/public_html/index.php
Line: 315
Function: require_once

A PHP Error was encountered

Severity: Warning

Message: file_get_contents(http://www.indiaaffiliates.in/ads.php?size=300X250): failed to open stream: no suitable wrapper could be found

Filename: views/newsdetails.php

Line Number: 29

Backtrace:

File: /home5/am2pm/public_html/application/views/newsdetails.php
Line: 29
Function: file_get_contents

File: /home5/am2pm/public_html/application/controllers/News.php
Line: 135
Function: view

File: /home5/am2pm/public_html/application/controllers/News.php
Line: 77
Function: newsdetails

File: /home5/am2pm/public_html/index.php
Line: 315
Function: require_once

Opinion Poll
shambo shankara movie
Hit
Average
flop
Advertisement
advertisement
Videos