Sandeep Kumar serving as inspector with Punjab police
Chandigarh: The Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Saturday congratulated Weightlifter Saikhom Mirabai Chanu for her stupendous achievement of bagging the Silver medal for India in 49 Kg class at Tokyo Olympics thus opening the medal tally for the nation.
Earlier, the Chief Minister tweeted, “Our first medal! Congratulations to Saikhom Mirabai Chanu for profitable Silver at Tokyo Olympics with a mixed carry of 202 kg in ladies’s 49 kg weightlifting occasion. India is tremendous pleased with your accomplishment.”
Meanwhile, the Chief Minister additionally congratulated her Assistant Coach Sandeep Kumar underneath whose fixed steerage, Chanu honed her abilities to perfection thus bringing laurels for the nation.
Notably, Assistant Coach Sandeep Kumar hails from village Bara in Jalandhar district and had participated within the 1996 Atlanta Olympics apart from 1998 Commonwealth Games held in Qualalumpur (Malaysia) profitable Bronze medal (69 Kg class) within the latter occasion. He is serving with the Punjab Police as Inspector and is at current posted at Sports Centre in PAP Jalandhar.