Indian hockey star Lalremsiami on Wednesday stated representing the nation in Olympics though a “landmark” for her was simply the “starting” in her profession as she vowed to try for successful extra laurel for the nation in addition to Mizoram.

The primary feminine Olympian from Mizoram was accorded a hero’s welcome as she landed on the lone Lengpui airport in Aizawl within the afternoon.

Chatting with reporters after a short welcome reception on the airport, Lalremsiami stated she is decided to scale up the God gifted expertise and take a look at her greatest to win extra laurels for the nation and her dwelling state.

She thanked the folks for his or her helps and the Mizoram authorities and different organisations for providing jobs and money rewards in appreciation of her participation and efficiency on the not too long ago concluded Tokyo Olympics.

“I’m extremely indebted to our authorities for giving me a coveted job to allow me to focus on my sports activities profession. However doing a authorities job or participation on the Olympics just isn’t the top of my profession as a substitute it’s just the start,” she stated.

She stated she is but to resolve whether or not or to not be a part of the coveted jobs provided by the state authorities as she can be at present employed below Indian Railway.

The Mizoram authorities had not too long ago appointed Lalremsiami as a hockey chief coach, which is Group ‘A’ or gazetted submit.

In her relation with teammates, she stated they gave her sturdy help and by no means discriminate in opposition to her.

The 21-year-old star from Kolasib city close to the Assam border was given a proper state reception upon her arrival at Lengpui airport.

Her motorcade was escorted by round 200 bikers belonging to Aizawl Thunder, one of many oldest biker associations within the state, from Lengpui airport to Aizawl.

She was greeted and cheered by folks all alongside the way in which.

The state authorities will organise an official operate at Vanapa Corridor in Aizawl on Thursday to felicitate the hockey star.

Chief minister Zoramthanga will even grace the occasion.

Lalremsiami will depart for her dwelling city Kolasib on Saturday the place she will likely be accorded a heat homecoming ceremony.

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