Rs 50,000 for Haryana girls who won bronze at Junior Hockey World Cup

Aug 10, 2013, 15:14 IST | Agencies

Hockey Haryana on Saturday announced a cash prize of Rs.50,000 to each of its five Indian girls who won a bronze medal at the Junior Women's Hockey World Cup in Monchengladbach, Germany

Congratulating all the five players, Hockey Haryana president M.L. Tayal said, "It is a proud moment for the country and especially Haryana as five of our players have performed exceptionally well in the World Cup."

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Indian Women's Jr Hockey team captain Sushila Chanu (C) poses with her bronze medal. Pic/ AFP 

The five players -- Rani Rampal, Navjot Kaur, Manjeet Kaur, Navneet Kaur and Poonam Rani -- will be given the cash award Aug 29 (National Sports Day) in Shahbad, Haryana, on the final day of the Haryana State Hockey Championship.

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