Divya Kakran added a medal to India’s tally at the Asian Games 2018 by winning bronze in 68kg category. Kakran beat Chinese Taipei’s Chen Wenling in the third-place play-off bout by technical superiority with the final scoreline reading 10-0. This is the third Indian medal in Wrestling after Bajrang Punia and Vinesh Phogat won gold in their respective events.
Divya, who hails from Delhi, has won a gold in Commonwealth Championship in 2017. She also won a bronze in the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in 2018.
The Prime Minister of India congratulated Diya Kakran on her win through his tweet, “One of our most promising wrestlers, Divya Kakran shines in the 68 Kg Freestyle wrestling event at the Asian Games 2018. Congratulations for the Bronze Medal.”
PoulomiKundu started her career in 2000 as a freelance journalist in Hindustan Times. Soon after she was selected an intern in Zee News, Kolkata.
After her post- graduation in English, Poulomi joined the leading television production house of eastern India, Rainbow Productions. She was a journalist in Khas Khobor, a Bengali news magazine programme in Doordarshan and also headed the post production department of another programme, Khas Kolkata.
In 2004, Poulomi moved to Delhi as a creative writer in an advertising agency, Brand Stewards Pvt. Ltd. In 2005, she again shifted her base for a better opportunity and that in Mumbai. There she got the job in Raa Media Pvt Ltd. as an associate director of two programmes for Doordarshan-Yuva and Paisa Vasool. In the meantime, she also wrote features in DNA as a freelancer.
Poulomi directs promotional videos, develops scripts for films for Corporate and NGOs. But an ardent sports lover, Poulomi always had an urge to contribute somewhere in the field of sports. Her love for sports started from an early age when she played gully cricket and football for local teams. Academics and professional hazards sometimes took her away from her passion, but it never died in her. She always nurtured the never-ending dream.
So she materialized her dream in the form of ‘SPORTSAVOUR’. It is an online sports portal that serves sports with the tagline ‘For the indigenous, unconventional, unknown’.