Aanchal Thakur: First Indian to win Two International Skiing Medals

  • 29 Dec 2021

  • Indian skier Aanchal Thakur won the bronze medal in the giant slalom category at a Federation Internationale de Ski (FIS) meet held at Kolasin, Montenegro.
  • Aanchal Thakur’s bronze was India’s second-ever international skiing medal. The first, incidentally, was also a bronze won by Aanchal Thakur at the 2018 Alpine Ejder 3200 Cup held in Turkey.
  • Croatia’s Dora Ljutic won the gold medal while Cyprus skier Georgia Epiphaniou clinched silver.
  • Mohammad Arif Khan, currently the only Indian to have won a quota spot for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics, was also competing at the event and finished 21st overall in the men’s section.