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Divyakriti Singh Becomes 1st Indian Woman Arjuna Awardee for Equestrian Sports

In a historic moment for Indian sports, the accomplished equestrian athlete, Divyakriti Singh, has been conferred with the prestigious Arjuna Award, making her the first woman from Rajasthan to achieve this honour. The award was presented in a grand ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan by the President of India, Droupadi Murmu.

“A Trailblazer in Equestrian Excellence”

Divyakriti Singh’s remarkable journey in the equestrian world reached new heights with the Arjuna Award, recognizing her outstanding contribution to the sport. Her dedication and prowess were on full display when she played a pivotal role in securing the Gold Medal for the Indian Dressage team at the Asian Games in Hangzhou, China, last September.

“A Proud Moment for Rajasthan”

The Arjuna Award for Divyakriti Singh holds special significance for her home state of Rajasthan, ending a five-year hiatus for the region in receiving this prestigious honour. As the sole representative from Rajasthan to be honoured this year, she not only brings glory to herself but also puts Rajasthan back on the map of sporting achievements.

“Breaking Barriers: First Woman from Rajasthan to Win Equestrian Medal at Asian Games”

Divyakriti Singh’s accolades extend beyond the Arjuna Award, as she also made history by becoming the first woman from Rajasthan to clinch a medal in Equestrian at the Asian Games. Her triumph in Hangzhou not only showcases her brilliance but also serves as an inspiration for aspiring athletes in the region.

 

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