National Field Archery Championship: J&K Archers Sufiyan, Mudasir pocket medals

Srinagar—Two Archers of Jammu Kashmir impressed one and all with their medal winning performance in the Indoor National Field Archery Championship held at Mumbai Maharashtra from April 12 to 15.

The four-day championship was organized by Field Archery Association of India in collaboration with Mayors Office Mumbai in which  around 700 archers from all over India participated.

Muhammad Sufiyaan  Bhat  a student  of ITI Srinagar and Mudasir Ahmad Bhat of BHSS Palpora  were only players from J&K who participated in the event. The duo didn’t disappoint, bringing home a medal each.

Sufiyan bagged silver medal while Mudasir bagged bronze.

They bagged medals in bare bow men’s category in which 80 archers from other parts of India were participating.

Meanwhile Field Archery Association of Jammu & Kashmir has congratulated its players for their brilliant performance in the national championship. The team was sponsored by Department of Tourism Kashmir

In  a statement issued by the association, it has said that Field Archery Association is trying to develop sport in Kashmir and last year trained around 458 students of different renowned Institutes in the field Archery like Green valley, Hattrick School, Minto Circle, RP School Srinagar and National innovations School Shopian, said Association General Secretary Rouf Ahmad Khan.

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