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Divya Mohan Pradhan clinches gold medal at 29th Senior Wushu National Championship

 (FASTMAIL) -Divya Mohan Pradhan,23 National Wushu player bags gold medal at 29th Senior National Wushu Championship held at the campus of Chandigarh University Gharuan Punjab. The championship was held from February25 to March 2.

 

More than 43 teams comprising of 1000 players from all 28 State, Union Territories, CRPF, BSF, ITBP, Services Sports Control Board participated in the 5-day National Championship.

 

Divya Mohan participated in Men’s Xingyiquan event and got gold with 8 points while the silver medal went to Uttar Pradesh securing 7.70 points and Rajasthan took bronze medal with 7.60 points.

 

Wushu is a Chinese Martial Art which pay attention to both internal and external exercises with fighting movements as its main contents and with routine exercises and free combat as its forms.

 

The General Secretary, Wushu Association of Odisha Pradyumna Kumar Behera and Odisha Wushu Association President S S Harichandan praised the achievement of Divya Mohan.

 

About 19 players had participated in the 29th Wushu is a priority sport by Sports Authority of India and Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports Govt. of India. Wushu championship from  Odisha and had bagged one gold medal and three bronze medals.

 

 

 Divya Mohan is a professional athletic and has been pursuing  his carrier in Wushu. At present, he is staying at Patiala in Punjab for his training. While he was at the age of five he evinced his interest in marital art and started his carrier in Wushu. He stayed at Imphal in Manipur for 10 years  to receive his training".

 

He got many silver and bronze medals in both senior and junior National Wushu championships during the past.

 

Divya Mohan ,a 23-year-old,a native of Telisingha village from Kaniha block in Angul district ,said "Wushu has become my carrier and  I want to scale greater heights in Wushu by participating at national and international level  tournaments.I want to achieve glory for my state as well as the country".

 

Wushu is a priority sport by Sports Authority of India and Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports Govt. of India.

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