NEW DELHI: ASK Automotive Private Ltd., a leading manufacturer of Friction products, honoured gold medal winning athlete Swapna Barman with a total sum of Rs. 12 lakh for her training and development for the forthcoming Olympics in 2020.
Athlete Swapna Barman clinched India’s first ever gold medal in the heptathlon, which consists of seven events and considered to be one of the most difficult events in athletics. Despite her bedridden father, and facing acute poverty, she made India proud by winning Gold in this category in 2018 Asian Games. It’s a story of sheer determination, hard work and achieving excellence. Today, she has become a role model for all upcoming athletes.
ASK Automotive Pvt. Ltd. has recognized the fact that through determination ‘whatever is conceivable is achievable’. Its Chairman & Managing Director, K.S. Rathee never misses a chance to value people who are dedicated, determined and who achieve the glory despite the odds. “I wish Swapna all the best for the Olympics,” said K.S. Rathee. He further stated that stipend amount would be doubled if she brings any medal in the Olympics.
ASK is proud of Swapna Barman and has decided to pay four cheques of Rs. 3 lakh each, so that the athlete can take care of her basic needs and devote her time for upcoming International Events with full vigor and single-minded dedication. ASK Automotive wishes her all the success in her future endeavors and are confident that she will make the country proud in the Olympics.