Dec 20, 2022: Arshia Goswami, 13, of Assam, made Assam proud by winning an individual gold medal in Show Jumping Accumulator and a bronze medal in the Dressage team event at the ongoing Junior National Equestrian Championship (JNEC) in Bhopal.
Arshia from Makum in Tinsukia district, represented RVC Centre and College, Meerut.
The event is being organised by the Madhya Pradesh State Equestrian Academy.
Arshia, the daughter of Col AK Goswami and Rakhi Goswami, has been competing in various equestrian events since she the age of 10.
She recently won the Modi Equestrian Academy’s ‘Concours de Dressage Nationals’ (CDN).
JNEC is India’s largest national equestrian competition, in which top riders compete for top rankings with their best horses.
To qualify for the JNEC, a rider must compete in two state championships and clear rounds with a specific score.