Disabled girl from Delhi wins 4 medals at Special Olympics
A disabled girl from a Delhi government school has made the country proud by clinching four medals in Special Olympics held in Los Angeles.
New Delhi: A disabled girl from a Delhi government school has made the country proud by clinching four medals in Special Olympics held in Los Angeles.
" Pushpa (a disabled girl) of Govt school has won 4 medals (1 silver,3 bronze) in power lifting, in Int. Spl Olympics at Los Angeles," Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said in a tweet.
17-year-old Pushpa is a class IX student of Sarojin Nagar Senior Secondary School.
She has bagged a silver medal in Benchpress, and three bronze medals in Deadlift, Squat and Combination events respectively.
The 275-member Indian contingent made the country proud by pocketing 173 medals at the Special Olympic World Summer Games 2015 in Los Angeles.
The athletes, who competed under the banner of Special Olympics Bharat, bagged 47 gold medals, 54 silver and 72 bronze pieces 14 disciplines during the nine-day event that ended on August 2.