Jammu & Kashmir’s Sadia Tariq made the country proud by grabbing the gold medal in Wushu at the Moscow Wushu stars championship which is being held in the Russian capital from February 22 to 28. Sadia defeated a Russian opponent who was one of the favorites in the event in the final bout.
Sadia, who was the only Wushu player from J&K, took part in the championship among the 38 contingents of players which included 23 junior and 15 senior Wushu players from across India. She played a total of three fights in the championship and defeated her opponents from Kazakhstan, the Czech Republic, and Russia.
15-year-old Sadia Tariq recently secured a Gold medal in the 20th Junior National Wushu Championship held at Lovely Professional University, Jalandhar, in which the J&K Wushu team stood third in the overall medal tally.
Sadia Tariq currently studies in 10th Standard in Presentation Convent School, Rajbagh Srinagar. However, the future for the promising youngster looks very bright and this international win would be a great confidence booster for the youngster.
Twitter reacts to the champion performance from Sadia Tariq
From India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Sports Minister and Athens Olympics medalist Rajyavardhan Rathore, prominent personalities took to Twitter to congratulate the golden girl of Kashmir Sadia Tariq who became an international champion and made the country proud.
Here are the Tweets:
Congratulations to Sadia Tariq on winning the Gold medal at the Moscow Wushu Stars Championship. Her success will inspire many budding athletes. Wishing her the very best for her future endeavours.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) February 26, 2022
Heartiest Congratulations to India’s Wushu star from Kashmir Sadia Tariq for winning Gold in Moscow Wushu Stars championship in Russia.
Long way to go✌️ pic.twitter.com/YUVlA1gprU
— Harsh Sanghavi (@sanghaviharsh) February 26, 2022
Sadia is a two-time national gold medalist in Junior Wushu Championship. Congratulations
— Parvaiz Ahmad Qadri (@Parvaiz_Qadri) February 26, 2022
Sadia Tariq has become a ray of hope for many. Born in Kashmir, she won Gold in Moscow Wushu Stars championship in Russia. Our heartiest congratulations to her on this brilliant success. https://t.co/EQVC4jrxC9 pic.twitter.com/dUTwuhlgJi
— Youth JKPC (@YJKPC_) February 26, 2022
Congratulations to India’s Wushu Star from Kashmir #SadiaTariq for winning Gold in Moscow Wushu Stars championship in Russia.
— Raju Bista (@RajuBistaBJP) February 26, 2022
— Dr. Krishna Poonia (@KrishnaPooniaIN) February 26, 2022
Congratulations to Sadia Tariq from Srinagar on winning Gold in Moscow Wushu Stars championship.She showed great discipline,dedication, talent & mental strength and has done India proud. She is an inspiration for budding sportspersons from UT. I wish Sadia more success in future. pic.twitter.com/mLrRt1LoKs
— Office of LG J&K (@OfficeOfLGJandK) February 26, 2022
Congratulations to Sadia Tariq for the wonderful performance and on winning the Gold medal at the Moscow Wushu Stars Championship and made India proud!
Sadia Tariq from Kashmir was two-time Junior National Wushu Champion! pic.twitter.com/CnJIRQH89f
— Kiren Rijiju (@KirenRijiju) February 26, 2022
Congratulations to Sadia Tariq on winning Gold in Moscow Wushu Stars championship.
🇮🇳's daughters continue to shine. pic.twitter.com/UxWZaGpUBn
— RajyavardhanRathore (@Ra_THORe) February 26, 2022
Sadia Tariq from J&K wins Gold in Moscow Wushu Stars championship in Russia. She is a two-time gold medalist in Junior National Wushu Championship. Congratulations and so proud💫 pic.twitter.com/x53uiZD8FO
— Khushboo Mattoo (@MattLaemon) February 26, 2022
• Sadia Tariq wins the gold medal in Wushu Championship in Moscow.
• PM Narendra Modi, Kiren Rijiju, Rajyavardhan Rathore, and more congratulate Sadia on her win.