Indore (Madhya Pradesh) [India], February 2: In a historic transfer, the Swimming Federation of India has selected a girl to guide the Indian diving group on the upcoming World Aquatics Championship 2024 in Doha, Qatar. The announcement of the Indian squad for the Championship was made by the Federation final night.

Palak Sharma, the primary Indian feminine diver to clinch a gold medal in the Asian Age Group Championship, is about to make historical past as she leads the Indian group in Doha. The group additionally includes London Singh, Surjeet Rajbansi and Wilson Singh. The group might be coached by Shenin Roy. The World Aquatics Championship is happening in Qatar’s capital Doha from January 31 to February 10.

Palak, who has competed at senior and junior tournaments all over the world and has received a number of medals, is the primary lady diver from India to have been selected for the World Aquatic Championship, making a big milestone for Indian girls in diving.

In 2019, Palak made the nation proud by profitable two silver medals and one gold medal in the tenth Asian Age Group Championship. Her gold-winning efficiency additionally made her the primary Indian lady to win gold in the Asian Age Group Championship. Palak has surpassed the excessive requirements by constantly bettering her efficiency.

Together with the Prime Minister’s Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao marketing campaign, Palak can be the model ambassador of Indore Protected Metropolis. She was honoured with the Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in 2021. She was additionally honoured with the Eklavya Award, Madhya Pradesh’s highest sports activities honour, by then Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan.

Going by her performances, Palak is poised to be recognised as a wonderful diver on the world stage. She can be set to carry additional glory to the nation. She is striving onerous to enhance her efficiency and win extra medals for the nation in the approaching tournaments.

PRO Sanjay Bhushan Patiyala (Hungama Media Group)

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