Meet the four women who have introduced a new sport to Indians

The women’s accomplishment at the CWG has brought great recognition for the sport and will have huge impact on its future in India

Meet the four women who have introduced a new sport to Indians
(L-R)Rupa Rani Tirkey, Pinki,Nayanmoni Saikia and Lovely Choubey. Source- Media_SAI/ Twitter

Four ordinary women made headlines as they made a golden finish in  the women’s fours Lawn Bowl event at the Commonwealth Games (CWG) 2022 in Birmingham on Tuesday.

The quartet of Lovely Choubey, Rupa Rani Tirkey, Pinki and Nayanmoni Saikia, not only scripted history winning India’s first-ever medal in lawn bowls, but were successful in drawing the nation’s attention to a niche sport like Lawn Bowls, which majority of Indians are oblivious to.

Their impressive feat echoed throughout the country and drew praises from everyone including the President, Prime Minister, top sportspersons and celebrities. Here are the four women who have accomplished the extraordinary feat.