Indian women’s hockey crew striker Lalremsiami produced her global debut in 2018. © Twitter
Indian women’s hockey crew striker Lalremsiami has been adjudged the FIH Soaring Star of the Calendar year 2019. Lalremsiami, who produced her global debut in 2018, was portion of the team’s results at the Hockey Series Finals Hiroshima 2019. She also played a essential position in the team’s efficiency at the Olympic Qualifiers in November previous 12 months where by they edged out Usa to earn their ticket to 2020 Tokyo Olympics. She was also portion of the crew that received the Olympic Examination Function in Tokyo.
Lalremsiami was up against Argentina’s Julieta Jankunas, China’s Zhong Jianqi and the Netherlands’ Frederique Matla.
“I am quite honoured to win this award. This is a big instant for me and I thank all people who voted for me to win this award. This comes as a big determination for me to do nicely. I would also like to thank my teammates who stood by me for the duration of my individual struggles,” said Lalremsiami, who was portion of the India U-eighteen crew that received silver medal at the 2018 Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires.
Congratulating Lalremsiami, Mohd Mushtaque Ahmad, President, Hockey India reported: “I congratulate Lalremsiami for successful the prestigious FIH Soaring Star of the Calendar year award. She is a youth icon for children in Mizoram and she has completed quite nicely for the crew given that her debut. She has great prospective and I desire her the quite ideal in future tournaments.”