Achievement by achievement, our students are proving their mettle to the whole world and raising the Tricolour on various international stages! We extend the heartiest congratulations to our student and dedicated sportswoman on her marvellous achievement! LPU BPES student Anshika (C) leads the Indian Girls Team to win the Silver Medal in U-18 Asian Rugby Sevens Championship held in Tashkent, Uzbekistan!
U-18 Girls Asian Rugby Sevens Championship was a two-day tournament with five teams India, Kazakhstan, UAE, Kyrgyzstan, and Uzbekistan hosts. The tournament is based on an all-play-all round-robin format. The team played their first match against Kazakhstan, where they faced defeat 10-12. After the first match, Team Indian came back stronger, defeating Kyrgyzstan. Kyrgyzstan didn’t even manage to score a single point; India won 63-0. In the next match, Team India defeated the host Uzbekistan 20-5.
In the 4th match of U-18 Girls Asian Rugby Sevens Championship, Team India faced UAE, where they were a little short of winning, facing defeat 20-12. After the defeat in the 4th match, Team India was placed third in the league and qualified for the semi-finals. In the semi-final match, Team India won against Kazakhstan 24-7. In a well-fought final game against UAE, Team India lost 21-17. Team India’s Arti Kumari finished the competition with seen tries – the most in the tournament.