Darshan Rana
Darshan Rana
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Darshan Rana

Thursday 11 Jan 18 12:50:24 PM
A Sand Art to congratulate Aanchal Thakur
A Sand Art to congratulate Aanchal Thakur

Indian Sand Artist, Sudarshan Patnaik has made a beautiful sand art to wish Aanchal Thakur on her first International victory. Aanchal has won the medal in Turkey.

Also, Cricket-crazy Indians are celebrating Aanchal Thakur’s victory as she became the first Indian to win an international medal in skiing after winning Bronze at the prestigious Alpine Ejder 3200 Cup organised by the Federation Internationale de Ski (FIS)  skiing's international governing body at the Palandoken Ski Centre in Erzurum in Turkey. Aanchal was competing in the slalom race category.

Aanchal’s father, and the secretary general of the Winter Games Federation of India (WGFI), Roshan Lal Thakur said, “I can't express my joy in words. She has been training very hard since childhood and this medal has brought her recognition. We hope she will get help now.”