LPU Announces Cash Rewards For Their Students Who Win Medals At Tokyo Olympics
Gold medal winners to be awarded Rs 50 lacs, Rs 25 lacs for silver and INR 10 lacs for bronze
Eleven students from Lovely Professional University (LPU), the leading private university in the country are representing the nation at the Olympics in wrestling, hockey, athletics and Paralympics. This comprises the 10 per cent of the Indian Olympians at Tokyo from LPU, a remarkable achievement for one University. LPU has announced cash rewards for its students who win a medal at the Tokyo Olympics. The university will be gifting INR 50 lacs to gold medal winners, INR 25 lacs to silver and INR 10 lacs for bronze.
LPU students have won laurels at several national and international level sports competitions in the past. Manju Rani, who won a Silver medal at the 2019 AIBA Women's World Boxing Championships, completed her graduation from LPU. Unnati Sharma, a student of LPU won a Silver medal at the Senior National Ranking Judo Championship 2019. Also, Nishad Kumar created an Asian record, while winning Gold in the men’s high-jump category-T46/47 at the 12th Fazza International Championships for World Para Athletics Grand Prix-2021 held in Dubai. LPU gained the number one position amongst all the private universities in the country at Khelo India National Universities Competition 2020.
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