Jammu Girl Wins Bronze in Asian Martial Art Championship


Jammu, Aug 11: Gul-e-Surkhab, Jammu and Kashmir's ace martial arts champion, has won two bronze medals in the first Asian Martial Arts Games held in Bangkok.

Surkhab, the state's first woman black belt, became the first woman from India to get two bronze medals in individual events in the martial arts games organised by Olympic Council of Asia.

She won the bronze medals in duo women and jujitsu women events in 62 kg category.

She was selected by All India Jujitsu Olympic Association. About 45 countries participated in nine events at Bangkok Aug 1-9.

"For me martial arts is everything. I have given all of my time for the sport," Surkhab said after winning the feat.

"I am thankful to the Jujitu Olympic Association of India for giving me the chance to represent my country at the international level," she said.


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