20 November 2019
Shagun Rajput, a student of I S Dev Samaj Senior Secondary School, Sector 21 here, has done tricity proud by winning a bronze medal in the ongoing 65th School National Games in the Under-17 Judo Boys/Girls Championship 2019. The games are being held at Sports Authority of Gujarat, Bhavnagar.
Shagun has also made her way in the ‘Khelo India Youth Games 2020’.
Shagun said, “The whole credit goes to my family and coaches, who showed faith in me and kept my morale high throughout the tournament. It was a tough competition, but my coaches’ guidance helped me secure the medal at a national level.”
Loveleen Bedi, Principal of I.S Dev Samaj School & Sabeeha Dhillon Mangat, Chief coordinator of the school congratulated Shagun and the coaches for the achievement and gave them best wishes for future events.
Shagun was trained by Govind Singh and Bhagwan Singh at the I S Dev Samaj Judo Academy. Govind Singh said, “Shagun Rajput is a very dedicated and hardworking girl and she has been continuously bringing laurels to the school and city from 2016 till date, while participating in judo competitions.”
Added Bhagwan Singh, “Twenty-one students of our school’s academy; were selected for the national judo camp. Out of these, 13 students have made their way into the school national games to be held at different venues like Gujarat, Delhi, and Maharashtra this year.”