Itanagar, June 19: Arunachal Pradesh CM Pema Khandu took to Twitter to express his happiness and pride as Radha Bangsia from the Sangey Lhaden Sports Academy was selected to represent India at the 19th Asian Games to be held in China.
The selection trials for the Asian Games took place in Gujarat, where Radha Bangsia showcased her exceptional skills and secured her spot in the prestigious event. In addition to Radha Bangsia’s section, Rikpy Nyodu was chosen as a stand-by participant for the Asian Games.
Pema Khandu extended his best wishes to both athletes, acknowledging their talent and hard work. He also expressed his admiration for the Arunachal Taekwondo Association and the Arunachal Olympic Association for their efforts in nurturing and grooming these remarkable athletes.
“My compliments to Arunachal Taekwondo Association & Arunachal Olympic Association as well for grooming the athletes,” said Khandu in his Tweet.
Happy & proud to share that Ms Radha Bangsia from Sangey Lhaden Sports Academy, #ArunachalPradesh got selected at the Asian Games Selection Trials held in Gujarat.
She will represent India at the 19th Asian Games to be held in China.
Along with her, Ms Rikpy Nyodu also got… pic.twitter.com/AkHZMIw96m
— Pema Khandu པདྨ་མཁའ་འགྲོ་། (@PemaKhanduBJP) June 18, 2023
The Sangey Lhaden Sports Academy in Arunachal Pradesh has been instrumental in providing a platform for young athletes to pursue their passion for sports and achieve excellence. The selection of Radha Bangsia and the stand-by position for Rikpy Nyodu not only reflects their personal dedication but also highlights the overall progress and potential of sports in the state.
The Asian Games, a prominent multi-sport event, brings together athletes from across the continent to compete at the highest level. Representing their country on such a platform is a significant achievement and a testament to the skill and determination of Radha Bangsia and Rikpy Nyodu.
As the athletes gear up for the Asian Games, the people of Arunachal Pradesh rally behind them, offering their support and encouragement. The selection of these individuals complements Arunachal’s latest interest in sports and serves as an inspiration to aspiring athletes in the region.
The Chief Minister’s congratulatory message not only recognizes the accomplishments of Radha Bangsia and Rikpy Nyodu but also acknowledges the collective effort of sports associations and organizations in Arunachal Pradesh in promoting sports and nurturing talented athletes.