The Fact News Service
Chandigarh, May 1
Punjab Sports Minister Gurmeet Singh Meet Hayer has congratulated Athlete Sukhpreet Singh who won the gold medal in the boys’ triple jump event in the Junior Federation Cup.
Sukhpreet Singh who belongs to Pandher village of Barnala district, won the gold medal in the Junior Federation Cup at Thiruvannamalai (Tamil Nadu) with a triple jump of 15.76 mtr. Apart from becoming the Junior National Champion, Sukhpreet Singh also qualified for the Junior Asian Athletics Championship to be held in South Korea next month.
Meet Hayer congratulated Sukhpreet Singh on this achievement and wished him good luck for future competitions. He attributed this proud achievement to the hard work of the Athlete and his coaches and parents.
The Sports Minister further said that it is a matter of pride for Barnala district that Sukhpreet Singh has shined after the achievement of Akshdeep Singh and Damneet Singh during a short period in Athletics.