Assam girl to represent India in World Martial Arts Games
Sixteen year old Preety Sarkar of Jorhat, who has recently won a gold at the Second National Martial Arts Games, has been selected to represent India at the forthcoming 11th World Martial Arts Games 2017, to be held at Florida, USA, in September 2017, in under 45 kg weight category.
Sarkar started martial arts since 2014 under her father Bhaskar Sarkar, who is a senior Taekwondo instructor from Jorhat and had received her 1st Dan Black Belt in the year 2014 under her father. Sarkar won her maiden medal (Silver) in the Sun-Jr Cadet in the year 2015 in the state-level inter-district Taekwondo tournament.
Currently, Preety is a student of class XI (Arts strem) at Jorhat College.