CBI chief felicitates Asiad medallist Harshita

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New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Director Alok Kumar Verma on Thursday felicitated sailor Harshita Tomar who won the bronze medal in the 18th Asian Games in Indonesia. Harshita’s mother Rani Tomar is a CBI official.

The 16-year-old, Harshita won the bronze in 4.7 Laser event of sailing competition at the Asiad. She had totalled 62 points after race 12 to finish third.

She has earlier won 19 gold, three silver and five bronze medals at national swimming competitions.

The Director praised the young sailor for her achievements at such a young age.

“On behalf of the CBI family, he extended best wishes to Harshita and her family and assured her all possible assistance from the CBI in her future endeavours,” a statement said.

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Verma also praised her mother Rani Tomar, an official in CBI, for her wonderful parenting.

–IANS

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