A girl from the extremely rural Sharog hamlet in the remote Shilai section of Himachal Pradesh’s Sirmaur district has created a new chapter in the development of sports. This time, the Indian women’s Kabaddi squad at the Asian Games will be led by Ritu Negi, a Sharog village native.
The epic rise of Ritu Negi has also created a joyful vibe in the neighbourhood. People have high hopes for Team India, led by Ritu Negi, to take home the gold.
The skipper of the Indian women’s Kabaddi squad has been selected as Ritu Negi of Sharog Village in the Shillai Area of the District of Sirmaur. As a result, the entire region is experiencing a surge of delight.
Ritu Negi’s accomplishment is seen as a source of pride for Himachal by the Sirmaur Kabaddi Association and other progressive locals. To compete at the 19th Asian Games, the complete Indian women’s kabaddi squad has taken a flight from Delhi to China.
Ritu Negi has previously served as the Junior India team’s captain. In Malaysia’s junior squad competition, captained by Ritu Negi, took home the gold medal in 2011. She also earned a silver medal while representing India throughout the 18th Asian Games in 2018.
Ritu Negi was a member of the side that won the gold medal in the 2019 South Asian Games. Since 2013, Ritu Negi has played constantly for the Indian Revel team. She has already won several medals for Himachal.
The Sirmaur Kabaddi Association appeared to be quite pleased with Ritu Negi’s accomplishment. Kuldeep Rana, the president of the Sirmaur Kabaddi Association, arrived at the Delhi International Airport to bid Ritu Negi farewell. Ritu Negi and all the other players were congratulated by him.
Ritu Negi’s performance, according to Kuldeep Rana, has improved player morale throughout the entire area. This is something in which the state and not just the area can take pride.