“Hard work paid of”: Srinagar girl after winning medal at World Junior Wushu Championship

SRINAGAR — A young girl from Bemina area of Srinagar, who created history by winning a medal at World Junior Wushu Championship, Tuesday said the hard work has paid of and also expressed gratitude to her parents and coach for supporting her.

Ayeera Chisti, said she was proud of her achievement.

She further said the hardwork has paid of and also the support extended by her parents and coach helped her to achieve this feat.

Chisti also said the children should follow their goal along with their studies and parents should also extend support to their children.

Ayeera’s mother also expressed happiness over the achievement of her daughter and said she is very happy and has no words to express her joy.

“My daughter has always made us proud and today also, she made the entire country proud,” she said.

She also appealed to parents to support their children in their endeavour.

Pertinently, Ayeera reached home today morning. She was received by the officials of Sports Council at Srinagar Airport, who also visited her home later in Bemina here.

Notably, Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha also congratulated Ayeera for winning the medal at the championship.

Union Minister for Sports, Anurag Thakur also congratulated her.

“Congratulations to Ayeera Chisti on becoming the first female athlete from J&K to win a 🥉at the 8th #WWC. Earlier she won for India at the #IWC in Georgia, along with many national-level medals. Her stupendous achievement will motivate the girls from J&K and the nation,” Thakur tweeted. — (KNO)