Bhopal : Madhya Pradesh won Gold Medal First Time
Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan was called on by the Gold Medal winner team of 62nd National School Boys Hockey Competition under 17 at CM House today. Mayor ALok Sharma was present on the occasion. CM Chouhan congratulated the players and extended best wishes for their bright future.
The Coach of Madhya Pradesh Hockey Team Sajid Noor informed that the competition was held from November 22 to 26 at Bhopal. A total of 29 teams took part in the competition and Madhya Pradesh has won the Gold Medal by trouncing Delhi team by 7-0 goals in the final match played on November 26. He further mentioned that Madhya Pradesh has won Gold Medal for the first time in this competition. Moreover, Madhya Pradesh has bagged medal first time after 27 years. Earlier, a silver medal was won by Madhya Pradesh in the competition at Rajnandgaon.