PM Modi lauds medal winners at ongoing Asian Games – Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism

NEW DELHI, Sep 24: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today lauded athletes who won medals in various events at the ongoing Asian Games in Hangzhou.

He praised the Lightweight Men’s Double Sculls team for winning the first medal at the Asian Games for India, a silver.

“Congratulating the incredible duo Arjun Lal Jat and Arvind Singh, the prime minister wished for continuous rowing towards glory, representing the spirit and strength of the nation,” a statement issued by the Prime Minister’s Office said.

He also hailed shooters Ramita Jindal, Mehuli Ghosh and Ashi Chouksey for securing silver medal in the 10m Air Rifle Women’s team event at the Asian Games, it said.

Applauding the feat, the prime minister said that “this silver medal is the fruit of your hardwork and dedication”. “Let’s keep the up momentum as we continue to shine at the Asian Games,” he said.

On the Men’s Coxed Eight team winning the silver medal at the Asian Games, the prime minister praised the dazzling display of coordination, power and stamina by the team and wished its members success in their future endeavours.

This was the second medal for India in rowing at the Asian Games.

The prime minister also praised shooter Ramita Jindal for a remarkable bronze in 10m Air Rifle Women’s (Individual) event, the statement said.

He noted Jindal’s unshakable focus and desire to excel, and wished her well for achieving greater heights in her chosen sport.

Prime Minister Modi expressed delight on continued success in rowing.

Lauding Babulal Yadav and Lekh Ram for clinching the bronze medal in the Men’s Coxless Pair Rowing event, he said that “with your efforts and tireless determination,  you have propelled the aspirations of many young Indians to the podium”.

Prime Minister Modi wished all of them well in their future endeavours. (PTI)


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