JK players shine at 5th Asian Sqay Championship
Indian team has shown good performance in 5th Asian Sqay Championship in Ching-Mai Thailand.
The championship was organised by Sqay Federation of Thailand under the aegis of Sqay organisation of Asia.
Indian players have won 23 gold, 10 Silver and 03 bronze medals and lifted overall championship by scoring 148 points. Thailand bagged second place and China secured third position.
Meanwhile, players from J&K State exhibited top performance among the Indian players by winning 10 gold, 5 silver and one bronze medal in the championship.
Two players from Budgam district have also performed well in the championship. Mohammad Atif Khan from Sheikhpora Budgam bagged One Silver and one bronze medal in 5th Asian Sqay Championship in Thailand. He has also won gold medal in School National Games in Delhi in the year 2014
Another player Mujeeb ul Qadir from Budgam has won Silver medal in 5th Sqay Championship in Thailand. He has also bagged Gold medal in South Asian Sqay Championship in Sri lanka last year.
J&K Sqay association congratulated the players for winning medals at the international level. Secretary General Sqay Federation of India Mir Nazir Ahmad said that, “Sqay is a recognised game in India. Both School Games federation of India and Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports has recognised it. Mir also said that Sqay Martial Art is becoming popular day by day in India and many other countries of the world.