In an impressive ceremony organised by the Air Force Sports Control Board in New Delhi on 12 Feb 2018, sportspersons who have achieved laurels for the nation and for IAF were felicitated by Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa PVSM AVSM YSM VM ADC, Chief of the Air Staff. The ceremony was attended by top IAF officials.
During his address, the CAS expressed his happiness on meeting with the achievers and advised them to keep the momentum going on. He told that the strong will power and desire to succeed combined with the correct technique is the mantra of success at International level competitions. He further emphasised on the importance of possessing high degree of fitness, zeal, enthusiasm and a strong will in order to sustain and achieve excellence in the field of sports in today's competitive world. He praised the hard work of young achievers and motivated them to focus on Olympics 2020. He said that world class sports infrastructure has been developed at many AF stations for utilisation by our sportspersons and promised that all the required support will be rendered by the IAF in their quest to clinch glory for the nation.