Twitter reacts to Sadia Tariq winning the Gold medal in Wushu at Moscow Wushu stars championship

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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:

Highlights:

• 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.

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