New Delhi : In the recently concluded XXII Commonwealth Games 2022, Indian Navy sportspersons performed exceedingly well by clinching two Gold, one Silver and one Bronze medals. The medal winners are Naveen, Ag. PO (PT) in Wrestling (Free Style 74 Kg), Eldhose Paul, PO COM (TEL) in Athletics (Triple Jump), Lovepreet Singh, COM I (TEL) in Weightlifting (109 Kg) and Jugraj Singh, PO COM (TEL) in Hockey. It is indeed a commendable feat that out of 07 Player from the Indian Navy who participated in the Commonwealth Games, 04 sportspersons have earned medals for India.
On return of the team to India, Adm R Hari Kumar, Chief of Naval Staff (CNS) congratulated and interacted with the sportsmen at an exclusive function organised at New Delhi on 12 Aug 22. Addressing the sportspersons, CNS acknowledged their superlative performance and remarked that their individual performances have not only made the Nation and Navy proud but also made them role models for the country. He also wished them the very best for all the forthcoming events. Acknowledging their efforts, the Chief of Naval Staff felicitated the players with cash incentives and sports kits.