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Star cyclist of RSP wins silver medal at 'South Asian Games'

Star cyclist of Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP) Swasti Singh has won the silver medal at 'South Asian Games - 2019' being held at Kathmandu (Nepal)
Rourkela: Swasti Singh, daughter of Uma Devi and Amar Singh of Oxygen Plant of Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP) and the star cyclist of RSP, has brought laurels for the country by bagging Silver Medal for India in Cycling at the 13th 'South Asian Games 2019' (SAG-2019) being held at Kathmandu and Pokhra (Nepal). Notably, South Asian Games is a biennial multi-sport event held among the athletes from South Asia. Athletes from Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, the Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka are taking part in the SAG-2019. Swasti won the medal in the 120 kilometre Road Mass Start in the women category on the seventh day. The 17-year budding star represented India in the open category and exhibited outstanding performance amongst the expert cyclists in the event. It is worth mentioning here that Swasti, who has learnt the nuances of Cycling at the Biju Pattnaik Hockey Stadium under the watchful eyes of RSP's Cycling Coach Sushil Das has been a true revelation. She has been consistently exhibiting excellent performance and drawn media attention by achieving a series of successes at many prestigious national and international events. Swasti’s streak of successes includes her recent success at the 24th National Road Cycling Championship-2019 held at Jaipur where she got a Gold and Bronze Medal participating in two back to back events on the same day. Earlier, she had bagged Bronze Medal in the 2 Kilometre Individual Pursuit for India in the Track Asia Cup Cycling Championship – 2019 held at New Delhi. She had also won Gold Medal in the 2 Km Women Junior Individual Pursuit event in the 5th Asian Track Cycling Championship - 2018 organised by the Cycling Federation of India at Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium, New Delhi. Disclaimer: This story is a press release and is being published without any editing by PSU Watch desk. Our editorial team has only changed the headline.