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TN officer wins first gold in world Fire Fighters Games
Chennai | Tuesday, Aug 31 2010 IST

Ms Meenakshi Vijayakumar, Divisional Officer of Tamil Nadu Fire and Rescue Services brought laurels to the country winning the first Gold medal in the 11th World Fire Fighters Games, held in South Korea.

Ms Vijayakumar had also won the Gold in the shot put event, outsmarting other athletes from France, Canada and South Africa, an official press release here said.

This was the first time that an Indian won a gold medal in the Games for fire fighters, it said.

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