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Aizwal, September 2: Lalremsiami became the first woman from Mizoram to win an Asian Games medal.
She was part of the Indian Women’s Hockey Team that won the silver medal in the Asian Games 2018 at Jakarta. Having played just 31 minutes in five matches and scoring two goals, she helped India win silver.
Lalremsiami hails from Kolasib district of Mizoram. She also happens to be the youngest player in the team.
Her performance was applauded by fellow Mizo sportsperson ISL Chennaiyin star player Jeje Lalpekhlua. Jeje took to Twitter to congratulate Lalremsiami.
“A big congratulations to Lalremsiami the first Mizo to win Silver medal with her team in Asian Games u have set a great example for the youths despite the struggle and hard times U are indeed an icon to the youths of Mizoram today I wish u the very best for ur future (sic),” Jeje tweeted.