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Ran on the ridges of the fields, listened to taunts when she was a girl, now gave the country a medal in CWG

Savita Punia Success story: After the heartbreaking defeat against Australia in the controversial semi-final, the Indian team playing in this match performed better throughout the match and won the medal.

Birmingham:The Indian women’s hockey team has won a medal in the Commonwealth Games after 16 years. Captain Savita Punia was the real hero of this victory. It was not easy to win the bronze medal after Australia beat defending champions New Zealand 2-1 in a shoot-out on Sunday recovering from a stopwatch controversy. Goli captain Savita Poonia showed tremendous patience in the match leading up to the shoot-out.

Childhood teacher recognized talent

Savita Poonia is a resident of Jodhkan village in Sirsa, Haryana. In 2003, when she was in class VI, her teacher saw her playing. He mentioned this to Savita’s father Mahendra Poonia posted in the Health Department. From here the work of carving Savita started. There was also a lack of facilities, but despite this, Savita’s hard work continued.

ran on the ridges of the fields

Savita has a shy nature since childhood. I was not used to being away from home. For this reason, she was upset in the beginning, but due to the strictness of the rules, she crossed all the obstacles. If there was a lack of facilities in the village, she would have made fitness by running on the ridges of the fields. Once the teacher jokingly told Savita that if you play well, you will go abroad. On which the father had said that who will take the daughters of the village abroad. Today this daughter is bringing medals for the country by crossing the seven seas.

had made up my mind to quit hockey

The first two years were very difficult for Savita. During this, many times I felt like quitting the game. The father had even offered to leave the game, but after thinking all night, in the morning she started searching for her stick for practice. This daughter, who played in the 2016 Olympics, 2021 Tokyo Olympics, has been awarded the Arjuna Award in the year 2018.

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