Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday congratulated India’s medal winners at the Asian Games, with the country’s shooters surpassing expectations by bagging the highest number of medals in Asian Games history.
Congratulating Palak Gulia after winning gold in the women’s 10m air pistol event, Modi said “Her accuracy and focus have brought immense pride to our nation.”
“Another special moment for India in shooting,” he said on X.
The unprecedented success of the Indian shooters continued in the 50m rifle arena with the men’s 3 position team consisting of the young trio of Aishwarya Pratap Singh Tomar (591), Swapnil Kusale (591) and Akhil Sheoran (587) outclassing the Chinese. challenge with a world record of 1769 to reach the top podium.
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Modi praised the performance and said it was an amazing victory.
“They showed exceptional commitment and teamwork,” he said.
Congratulating Divya Thadigol, Esha Singh, and Palak for winning the silver medal in the women’s 10m air pistol team event, the Prime Minister said their success would motivate several upcoming athletes.
He also praised Esha Singh for winning the silver medal in the 10m air pistol. He said, “Her success at the Asian Games is due to her commitment, focused training, and unwavering determination.”
In another post, the Prime Minister said he was proud of Aishwarya Pratap Singh’s exceptional silver medal.
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“I congratulate him for his outstanding performance in the Men’s 50m 3P. He is a remarkable champion, epitomizing sportsmanship and excellence,” Modi said.
He also expressed delight over the women’s squash team winning a bronze medal at the Asian Games.
“I congratulate @DipikaPallikal, @joshnachinappa, @Anahat_Singh13, and Tanvi for their efforts. I also wish them all the best in their future endeavors,” Modi said.
When Ramkumar Ramanathan and Saketh Myneni secured the men’s doubles silver medal in tennis, Modi welcomed it as great news. “Their exceptional teamwork has left us all in awe. I wish them the best of luck in their upcoming endeavors.”
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