The Mizoram University today made hockey star Lalremsiami Hmar its sports ambassador at a sports promotion programme here. Prof KRS Sambasiva Rao, Vice Chancellor of the Mizoram University, initiated the move to honour Lalremsiami’s decision to play even in the face of her father’s death during a recent tournament and the victory of the Indian women’s hockey team in it. 

Addressing the felicitation ceremony held on the occasion, Prof Rao praised Lalremsiami for her determination and strength amid the personal tragedy. She has set an incredible example for the youths to follow, he added. 

Lalremsiami, on her part, narrated her journey, struggles and the pain of losing her father in the midst of an international championship. She also mentioned the training she and her team-mates underwent, leading to the victory in Japan.
@Assam Tribune

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