Swapna Barman, Gold Medalist of the Asian Games, Invited by AIIMS for Treatment, says Report

Swapna Barman, Gold Medalist of the Asian Games, Invited by AIIMS for Treatment, says Report

Swapna Barman won a heptathlon gold at the recently concluded Asian Games © AFP

Swapna Barman won the heptathlon gold at the recent Asian Games 2018 and won accolades from all sectors for his great show. In appreciating their efforts, the Institute of Medical Sciences All India (AIIMS) in Delhi invited Swapna Barman to treat their dental infection and back pain. According to press reports citing the Hindu newspaper, the first hospital sent a message to the 21-year-old in which he was described as "the pride of the nation" and offered him the "best possible treatment available." "You brought smiles to millions of Indians, now it is our turn to make you smile without pain and suffering The 2,000 AIIMS resident doctors will work hard to ensure that you have the best possible treatment available," the message read. .

According to reports, Swapna was scheduled to undergo tests and was considering surgery for a recurrent problem of the lower back. The Asiad winner faced back problems from the 2017 Asian Championship in Bhubaneswar.

"We understand that the athlete has problems in her lower back [lower back] since last year and that the player is also possibly considering a surgical intervention after medical investigations. Your coach has noticed that Ms. Barman's medical treatment is the priority now, as there is a danger that she will collapse if she continues to compete, "the message added.

Swapna fought against a toothache and a tough challenge from the Chinese Wang Qingling to claim gold in the heptathlon event with a total of 6026 points, which is also a milestone when crossing the mark of 6000 points in the Asian Games competition .

Swapna's triumph in the women's heptathlon is the first gold for India at the event in Asiad. Swapna posted a score of 6026 points. China's Wang Qingling scored 5954 to take the silver, while Japan's Yuki Yamasaki produced her personal best of 5873 to take the bronze medal.


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