Maharashtra Governor felicitates Gymnasts winning a bounty of medals for the country
Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari felicitated the Gymnasts from Maharashtra who brought laurels for India by winning medals at the 12th Asian Acrobatics Gymnastics Championships held at Kazakhstan at a function held at Raj Bhavan Mumbai on Tue (1 Nov). The Indian Gymnasts created history by winning 5 Gold, 4 Silver and 11 Bronze medals for India. Twenty (20) out of 24 Gymnasts representing India were from Maharashtra.
Complimenting the gymnasts, the Governor expressed the hope that they will bring medals for the nation even in the Olympics.
The felicitation function was organised by the Brihan Mumbai Jilha Gymnastics Sanghatana. President of the Sanghatana Inderjeet Singh Rathor, Secretary Ashish Sawant, Founder of the Sports in Maharashtra Mahendra Chemburkar, National Gold Medalist Suresh Bhagat, Chairperson Neelam Babar Desai and Convenor Praful More were present.
The Governor felicitated Gold Medallist Rutuja Jagdale, Priti Ekhande, Sonali Borade, Ritika Mahavar, Akshata Dhokale, Silver Medallist Akash Gosavi, Aditya Khasase, Bronze Medallist Achal Gurav, Arna Patil, Nikshita Khillare, Kunal Kothekar, Ritesh Borade, Naman Mahavar, Prashant Gore, Coach Rahul Sasane, Shubham Giri, Yogesh Pawar and Nishant Karandikar