A young woman became the first Indian to win a medal at an international skiing event. Social media went nuts.
Aanchal Thakur won a bronze medal at the Alpine Ejder 3200 Cup in Turkey, which was organised by the FIS – International Ski Federation.
India isn’t recognized for winter sports performances, due to lack of snow in the country.
1st Female to Win a Ski Competition
Thakur told BBC Hindi she was still in disbelief over her achievement.
Speaking to BBC Hindi’s Indu Pandey, she said that when she was announced as a competitor it had caused surprise in...