India’s Wushu player Sadia Tariq won the gold medal in Russia, PM Modi congratulated

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new Delhi: Wushu player of India Sadia Tariq () has won the gold medal in the Wushu Stars Championship being held in Moscow. Tariq, 15, a resident of Srinagar, has been a gold medalist in the Junior National Championship for the last two years. Sadia defeated the Russian player in the final match. Players of both junior and senior categories are participating in this championship. The championship is being organized in the Russian capital from February 22 to 28. The Prime Minister also congratulated Sadia Tariq on this victory. wrote on Twitter, ‘Congratulations to Saadia Tariq on winning the gold medal at the Moscow Wushu Stars Championship. His success will inspire many budding athletes. Wishing them all the very best for their future endeavours. Former sports minister and silver medalist in 2004 Athens Olympics also congratulated Tariq. He wrote, “Congratulations to Saadia Tariq on winning gold at the Moscow Wushu Stars Championship. The daughters of India keep shining.

[Attribution to NBT]

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