Women of Assam Rifles shine in 7th Indian Police Judo Cluster -2022

September 30, 2022 3:08 p.m. STI

New Delhi [India], Sep 30 (ANI/PNN): In the 7th All India Police Service Gathering (Judo Group) 2022 held at Indira Gandhi Stadium, New Delhi, the Riflewomen of Assam Rifles performed extremely well performed by winning a total of 14 medals, including 10 gold medals (including 02 team medals) 03 silver medals and 01 bronze medals in five events. The AIPDM (Judo Cluster) included Judo, Karate, Taekwondo, Wushu, Pencak Silat and Fencing. The events witnessed high level competition between the players who showed great zeal, enthusiasm and sportsmanship.
The event was hosted by the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) at IG Stadium, New Delhi from September 19 to 24, which was attended by a total of 41 teams, including eight CAPF teams and 33 state police teams. Anurag Thakur, Minister of Information and Broadcasting and Youth and Sports and Shrimati Archana Ramasundran, member of Lokpal, were the guests of the opening and closing ceremony respectively.

The AIPDM (Pôle Judo) ended successfully on September 24th. Assam Rifles got a total of 38 medals (12 gold, 09 silver and 17 bronze). The Riflewomen landed the top position in both karate and taewkondo, where major contributions came from newly recruited soldiers undergoing their basic military training in addition to their regular sports training.
The female soldiers of Assam Rifles have carved a niche for themselves in the sport and the Force uses it as a tool to promote female empowerment among strong-willed women in the North East. Riflewomen Ranjana Chanu of Assam Rifles, a member of the Indian women’s football team is a famous icon across the country. Assam Rifles has also signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Bhaichung Bhutia Football School (BBFS) for the establishment of a residential program in the North East to provide an opportunity to excel in football to young football enthusiasts. North East football. Very recently, Assam Rifles also recruited 06 (six) women in their polo team, all of them from Manipur. Assam Rifles will continue to help young people in the North East make a name for themselves in the sport in the future as well. The recent success of the Riflewomen of the Force in judo events marks a new chapter in the sporting heritage of Assam Rifles.
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