15th May 2024 11:05:PM State
Eastern Sentinel Arunachal News

Itanagar, May 15: Rupa Bayor, hailing from Arunachal Pradesh, secured a bronze medal for India at the 8th Asian Taekwondo Poomsae Championships held in Vietnam.
Representing India, Bayor showcased exceptional skill and determination throughout the competition, defeating competitors from Pakistan and Malaysia before facing a tough challenge against Korea in the semifinals.
Bayor’s remarkable performance has etched her name in the annals of Indian sports history as the first athlete from the country to win an Asian medal in the individual recognized Poomsae Senior 1 event.
The prestigious Asian championship, recognized as a G4 ranking event by World Taekwondo, witnessed intense competition among athletes from across the continent.
Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein and Chief Minister Pema Khandu hailed Bayor’s achievement and said that it would serve as a source of inspiration for young athletes across the nation.

Kenter Joya Riba

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