Himachal honours meritorious players

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HP Chief Minister honoured Samresh Jung, Vijay Kumar and Anuja Jung for their performance in the Melborne Common Wealth Games- 2006 at Dharamsala today. He presented a draft of Rs. 30 lacs to Samresh Jung for winning five gold, one silver and one bronze medals in the Melborne Common Wealth Games, Rs. 10 lacs to Shri Vijay Kumar for winning two gold medals and Rs. 8 lacs to Smt. Anuja Jung for winning one gold and one silver medals.

Virbhadra Singh felicitated these players for their excellent performance in the Melborne Common Wealth Games-06 as per the announcement made by him during the Vidhan Sabha Session held in March, 06. As per the announcement, the winner of gold medal was to be given Rs. 5 lacs, silver medal, Rs. 3 lacs and bronze medal, Rs. 2 lacs.

Samresh Jung, who won 38 gold, 21 silver and 8 bronze so far in various national sports events, has the distinction of winning 26 gold, 16 silver and 8 bronze in different international events. He was also declared the best player of the Melborne Common Wealth Games.

Vijay Kumar has the credit of winning 24 gold, 8 silver and 24 bronze in different national shooting events.

Anuja Jung wife of Shri Samresh Jung bagged 17 gold, 12 silver and 10 bronze medals in different national shooting events so far.

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