She saved the ball in penalty stroke and helped India win for the first time bronze medal in junior women hockey World Cup,defeating England 3-2 on penalties.She is Bigan Soy,the goalkeeper of the Indian team.
Today,when Bigan Soy landed at the airport of her hometown Ranchi,she was accorded an enthusiastic welcome by hockey players.
Fans turned up in large numbers to welcome Soy.
Later,Soy accompanied by Jharkhand’s sports minister Gita Shree Oraon met Chief Minister Hemant Soren inside his office chamber at project Bhawan in Ranchi.
Pics by Ratan Lal