Kurukshetra, September 24, 2023: As per media reports Kurukshetra’s girl Ramita Jindal (19) has clinched an individual bronze in the 10m air rifle event, besides being a part of the three-member women’s team that bagged a silver in the ongoing 19th Asian Games in Hangzhou today.
In the team event, Ramita, along with Mehuli Ghosh and Ashi Chouksey, won the silver in the 10m air rifle event.
Her performance has further increased the hopes of her family as she will be targeting podium finish one more time on September 26 during the mixed team event.
Ramita’s father Arvind Jindal, who is an advocate, said: “It is a proud moment for all of us. In the team event, they won a silver and in the individual event, she won a bronze medal.”
Ramita started her journey in November 2017 at a local academy and then moved to Chennai for training. “In the last few tournaments, she did not get medals, but this time she was confident. She had high hopes before the match. I talked to her after the match and she was very happy.
Now, she is focusing on the match to be held on September 26 in the mixed team. We are hopeful that the team will win a gold this time. They will return by the midnight of September 27 and we are planning a grand welcome here on September 28,” he added.
Her mother Sonika said Ramita was focused and sincere since childhood. “My daughter is an inspiration for many and she has made us proud,” she said.
Her ”ounge” brother Pranav, a student of Class XI, is also a national-level rifle shooter.