Chandigarh, (Raftaar News Bureau) :
To equip the sports persons of the state with the required paraphernalia for giving hard blow to their competitors, Punjab Sports and Youth Services Minister Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi, on Tuesday, disbursed technical equipments to eminent national and international players of the state.
During the brief ceremony at his residence here, the Sports Minister said that this is the first time in the history of the department that such a disbursement of training equipments among the players has been initiated. The Sports Minister handed over training equipments worth Rs.95 lakh to 24 marvellous achievers for enabling them to mark their feat in the national and international sports arena. Rana Sodhi exhorted the players to play their game with utmost concentration and discipline. “Creating an environment for sports in the state, requires state-of-the-art apparatus. Hence, the sports department is providing you with ultra modern equipments and there would be no shortage of much needed gadgetry in future”, said Rana Sodhi, adding that Chief Minister Capt. Amarinder Singh led state government is creating a world class sports infrastructure in the state besides providing increased cash incentives for medals, government jobs, Sports studies, technical support and equipments. The Minister was accompanied by Principal Secretary Sports & Youth Services Mr. Raj Kamal Chaudhuri, Special Secretary-cum- Director Mr. D.P.S, Kharbanda, PIS Director Mr. Amardeep Singh and Joint Secretary Mr. Kartar Singh.
Archer Mr. Sangampreet Singh has been provided with Dozen X10 Arrows (Easton with Point), Releaser Sweet Spot, Tungsten Points, Sight with lense axcel XP and Tungsten Points, Archer Mr. Sukhminder Singh with X10 Arrows (Easton with Point), Tungsten Points, Sight with lense axcel XP and Releaser Sweet Spot, Archer Ms. Ritika Verma with X10 Arrows (Easton with Point), Releaser Sweet Spot, Tungsten Points, Sight with lense axcel XP, Bow compound Invicta hoyt, Stabilizers (Long Rod & Short Rod) and V Bar axcel, Archer Mr. Harmanjot Singh with X10 Arrows (Easton with Point), Releaser Sweet Spot, Tungsten Points, Sight with lense axcel XP, Bow compound Invicta hoyt, Stabilizers (Long Rod & Short Rod), V Bar axcel, Power Peep, Quiver Easton with Point with pocket, Telescope with stand, Serving BCYX Pool, String spool and Serving Thread halo, Archer Mr. Sukhbeer Singh with Bow compound Invicta hoyt and Releaser Sweet Spot, Rower Mr. Harwinder Singh Cheema given Motor Boat 4 seater motorboat with 45 horsepower and Jetty floating cubes jetty, Discus thrower Mr. Kirpal Singh with 2 Kg Discus (Gold), 2.25Kg.(ATE), 2.5 Kg (ATE) and 1.750Kg (ATE Gold) ATE, Shot-putter Mr. Karanveer Singh with Shot-put (ATE), 10 Kg (ATE), 8 Kg (ATE), 7.26Kg (ATE), 6.5 Kg (ATE) and Weight Set (Challenger) 180 Kg, Hammer thrower Mr. Gurdev Singh with Hammer Throw (ATE) 10 Kg, 8 Kg (ATE), 7.26Kg (ATE), 6.5 Kg pc(ATE) and Throwing Shoes SD-6, Discus thrower Mr. Harpreet Singh with Discus (Gold) 2.5 Kg. (ATE), Training Laminated, 2 Kg. (ATE), 1.75 Kg. (ATE) Olympic Discus Laminated, 1.5 Kg. (ATE)Olympic Discus Laminated, Weight training Set ELIKO and Weight Training Platform (3M X 3M), Shot putter Mr. Amandeep Singh Dhaliwal with 10 Kg (ATE), 8.5 Kg (ATE), 7.26 Kg 124mm (ATE), 6.5 Kg119mm (ATE), 6 Kg 124mm (ATE), Weight Training Set ELIKO, Weight Training Platform (3m X 3m) and Back Press Stand Box jump set, Para shot putter Mr. Mohammed Yasser with Shot put 7.260Kg (129mm) (ATE), 6.5 Kg (ATE), 6 Kg (124mm) (ATE), 5Kg (119mm) (ATE) and Olympic Rod, Mr. Mehakpreet Singh with Long Jump Spikes, Badminton player Ms. Palak Kohli with Shuttle Box, Para Taekwondo player Ms Veena Arora with KPNP Sensor Set and Taekwondo Dummy-30 Kg, Archer Mr. Utkarsh with Riser-META Dx2 and Limbs–MXT-10 (70/44), Mr. Lalit Jain with Long Rods and Short Rods–Shrewd rev-x (33”x1) and (14”x2), V–Bar–Axcel Adjustable V Bar, Sight–Axcel xp black, Arrows Easton X10 (380), Tungsten Points, Nocks–Beiter, Finger tab–wiawis EZR, String spool BCY8190D, Serving spool BCY21 and Bow Stand Fivics, Mr. Devinder Singh Kang with Javelins 800 gm (Brand Name)-Nameth Clasic 95mtrs range and Javelins 800 Gm–Nameth Classic 90 mtrs Range, Mr. Arshdeep Singh Jr. with Javelins 800 Gm–Nameth Classic 85 mtrs range, Mr. Raj Singh Rana Jr. with Javelins 700 gm–Nameth Classic 6.8 flex Nameth Classic 70 mtr. Range and Weight training set Eleiko, Shot putter Mr. Tanvir Singh with Plate form–Eleiko, TRX Brand-Viva fitness, Slqack Line 11 mtr. Rock empire, Parallel Bar, Shotput ATE 7.260gm, Shot put ATE 6.00 gm, Shot put ATE 5.00 gm, Javelin Throw Spikes-zoom elite 3 black, Shot put throwing shoes Nike zoom rotational six, Back press stand and Athlete Twinkle Choudary with Garmin 6x pro solar garmin watch garmin, Athlete Gurindervir Singh with dymnic pod first of tracking and Lovepreet Singh has been provided with Competition spikes middle distance size UK 5 Addidas AD0 Running spikes orange.
Notably, Sports Minister Rana Sodhi has recently awarded a bounty of Rs.1.30 crore to 26 Tokyo bound players to procure required logistics besides giving finishing touches to their preparation ahead of these important games.