Pooja Gehlot to represent India – Pooja Gehlot, women wrestler studying in Lovely Professional University (LPU) has qualified for the upcoming Commonwealth games. Pooja Gehlot will travel to Birmingham and represent India in wrestling.
Pooja will compete in freestyle wrestling in the 50 kg category. Pooja has been outstanding recently with some huge wins in her kitty before the all important Commonwealth Games. Pooja won a bronze medal at Senior National Wrestling Championships in 2021. Pooja Gehlot is one of the important athletes in the Indian contingent and a probable medal winner.
The Commonwealth Games is slated from 28th July to 8th August 2022. Wrestling events are scheduled on 5th and 6th August 2022.
LPU Wrestler Pooja Gehlot to represent India at Birmingham CWG 2022
Dr Ashok Mittal, the Chancellor at Lovely Professional University said,
“It’s a matter of immense pride for the LPU family that one more sports woman is on the way to bring more laurels to the country and the university. We believe that academics, curricular and co-curricular activities should go hand in hand for the perfect personality development of a student. We have various encouraging schemes and awards for talented students to showcase winning performances at national and international levels. Lately, we have honoured Olympic- winners of LPU with cash awards handsomely so that others may also come forward with their individual best within.”
Anurag Thakur, the Union Minister of Youth and Sports recently felicitated Parveen, boxer who won the boxing bronze medal at World Championships-2022 held in Turkey.
The Indian contingent is growing strong every edition of Commonwealth Games. It is expected that over 200 athletes will represent India at Commonwealth Games 2022.
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