Shweta Ratanpura Becomes First Indian Female To Win Medal At World Skills


Women have been reigning on the top in almost every domain since ages. Athletics is no exception. Athletics has been blooming the world of women all around the country for almost a decade now.

From PV Sindhu to Manasi Joshi, Hima Das to Many Baker, the list refuses to cease.

Another woman that adds feather to the cap is Shweta Ratanpura, the first ever Indian woman to win a medal at World Skills that was recently held in Kazan Russia.

Adorned in traditional fuschia silk saree, the woman glistered the country’s pride by winning a bronze medal in the graphic design category.

The global competition had participants from 63 countries where there were more than 1350 competitors.

A total of 19 medals – a gold, a silver and two bronze along with 15 medals of excellence ranked India on 13 position out of 63 countries.

A statement by skills development ministry read, “Blazing a trail of glory for India at the global stage, the 48-member Indian team returned with the best-ever finish at the WorldSkills International Competition 2019 in Kazan, Russia by winning 19 medals and medallions of excellence.”

Shweta Ratanpura has given us yet another reason to hold our heads high with pride.

Source: India Times | Image: India Times, Shweta Ratanpura/FB
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Anjani Malik
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