Hangzhou (China), October 25: It is a moment of immense pride and celebration as India secures yet another remarkable victory in the field of Para Powerlifting at the Asian Para Games 2023. Zainab Khatoon bags a silver medal, Rajkumari bags a bronze medal in Women’s 61 kg weight category and Suman Devi hits 88 kg and beats her all-time record by 6 kg with just 3 weeks of training post world championships Dubai at the Para Asian Games 2023.
Tanvir Logani, their personal coach and the guiding light behind these women athletes, said, “These athletes have not only won medals; they have won the hearts of an entire nation. Their dedication, hard work, and unyielding spirit are an inspiration to us all. They are beacons of hope, ushering in a new wave of motivation for the next generation of athletes. As they continue their journey, India looks forward to even brighter horizons and more medals to adorn India’s name.”
This victory is a stepping stone on a much grander journey as she justified her potential and training in the powerlifting category. This moment not only highlights India’s rising prominence in global sports but also brings forth the belief that these remarkable athletes, under their coach’s guidance and training; they have the potential to clinch medals along with the support of and make their nation proud.
The team extends its gratitude to the chairperson, organisations that have been instrumental in his journey, including the Sports Authority of India (SAI), the Paralympic Committee Of India (PCI), the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports (MYAS) and others.