Gurugram, Aug 17: The Haryana government on Tuesday felicitated Commonwealth Games medal winners, who returned home after performing spectacularly in Birmingham, at the Apparel House in Sector-44 here.
Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar assured them all support in the future and advised them to continue their hard work and bring more laurels to the country. India At Commonwealth Games 2022 Final Medal Tally and Standing: India Bags 61 Medals, Finishes Fourth on Medal Table.
Haryana sportspersons brought honour to the country by winning 20 medals, including nine gold, at the Commonwealth Games.
The gold medallists were awarded Rs 1.50 crore each, silver medallists got Rs 75 lakh, while the bronze medallists were awarded with Rs 50 lakh. Those securing fourth position got Rs 15 lakh each.
म्हारे खिलाड़ी पूरे हिन्दुस्तान की शान हैं और हरियाणा अपने खिलाड़ियों के प्रोत्साहन में सबसे आगे है।#CommonWealthGames2022 में तिरंगे का मान बढ़ाने वाले खिलाड़ियों को सम्मानित करते हुए प्रदेश की खेल नीति के तहत ₹25.80 करोड़ की ईनाम राशि और नौकरी के नियुक्ति पत्र वितरित किए। pic.twitter.com/2y929vNN14
— Manohar Lal (@mlkhattar) August 16, 2022
Along with this, an amount of Rs 7.50 lakh was given to all the sportspersons from Haryana who participated in the Commonwealth games.
“Haryana accounted for 33 per cent of the total medals won by India,” Khattar said.
The medal winners from Haryana are: Bajrang Punia, Sakshi Malik, Deepak Punia, Vinesh Phogat, Ravi Dahiya and Naveen Kumar, Anshu Malik, Pooja Sihag, Pooja Gehlot, Deepak Nehra and Mohit Grewal (wrestling); Sudhir (para powerlifting), Amit Panghal, Neetu Ghanghas, Sagar Ahlawat and Jasmine (boxing); Shefali Verma (cricket); Abhishek and Surendra (men’s hockey); Sandeep Poonia (athletics); Savita Punia, Jyoti, Monika Malik, Nisha Warsi, Neha Goel, Udita, Navneet, Sharmila and Sonika(women’s hockey).
(The above story first appeared on Reportr Door on Aug 17, 2022 10:21 AM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website reportrdoor.com).