Odisha Police added more feathers to its cap with its two athletes, Bonita Lakra and Bighnaraj Miridia, clinching gold in the ongoing World Police and Fire Games 2017 in Los Angeles.
Odisha police star athlete Bonita Lakra has successfully secured a Gold medal in the 4×100 mtrs Relay, Silver in 100 mtrs flat race and Bronze in 100 mtrs hurdles in women’s category.
Similarly, Bighnaraj Miridia, another star athlete of the Odisha police bagged Gold Medal in the 400 mtrs flat race and Bronze in 400 mtrs hurdles in men’s category.
Bonita is currently working as a constable in the Commissionerate Police while Bighnaraj is a Lance Naik at 6th OSAP Battalion, Cuttack. Both the athletes of Odisha police were earlier selected by the All India Police Sports’ Control Board to represent the country in the World Police Games.
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday tweeted – Congratulate Bonita Lakra and Bighnaraj Miridia on winning gold at World Police Games, proud moment for the State and Odisha Police. Meanwhile, State Police DGP KB Singh has expressed his satisfaction over their success and congratulated them for their outstanding performance at the international event.