New Delhi: ONGCian and India’s No. 1 Seed, Ankita Raina has won the bronze medal in Women’s Singles Tennis for India at the ongoing Asian Games 2018 at Jakarta; while ONGC Scholarship Shooter 15 year old Shardul Vihan has won Silver in Men’s Double Trap Shooting event.
Congratulating Ankita and Shardul for their stupendous performance, Shri Shashi Shanker, CMD ONGC said, “This is a proud moment for all of us. We look forward to more such stellar performances by our sports persons at the highest level.”
With this medal at the Asian Games 2018, Ankita becomes the second Indian lady tennis player to feature in the Asian Games list of singles medalists.
Ankita Raina who hails from Ahmedabad joined ONGC in March 2014. She has won six singles and thirteen doubles titles at the ITF tour and won Gold medals in women’s singles and mixed doubles events at the 2016 South Asian Games. Ankita recently won her second title this year at an ITF $25,000 event in Thailand.
Shardul Vihan, one of the youngest members in the Indian contingent has been on ONGC scholarship from October 2015. He took part at the junior championship in the double trap event in 2015 and 2017.