"This Gold Medal has made India proud": PM Modi heaps praise on javelin thrower Annu Rani
New Delhi [India], October 3 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi bestowed laurels on Annu Rani who bagged India's first gold in the women's javelin throw in the Asian Games on Tuesday.
Annu touched 62.92-meter, which was her season's best throw and topped the chart to win the country its 15th gold in the ongoing Asian Games.
"Another Gold in Athletics! Extremely proud of @Annu_Javelin for her outstanding performance in the Women's Javelin event at the Asian Games. This Gold Medal has made India proud. May she keep aiming high and inspiring us all," PM Modi wrote in a post on X.
India's Tejaswin Shankar who secured a silver medal in the men's Decathlon at the Asian Games was also praised by PM Modi, calling his victory "much deserved".
Athlete Praveen Chitravel added to India's medal tally by securing a bronze in the Men's Triple Jump with a leap of 16.68m.
on winning the Bronze Medal in Men’s Triple Jump event. This outstanding performance today has brought glory to our nation," PM Modi wrote in a post on X.
Indian runner Mohammed Afsal Pulikkalath bagged a silver medal in the men's 800m final. PM Modi heaped praise on the amount of hard work that he put in to achieve a podium finish.
Indian athlete Parul Chaudhary continued to dominate the field of athletics and etched her name in the history book by winning a gold medal in the Women’s 5000m.
Indian athletes will look to dominate the field of athletics yet again with Neeraj Chopra set to compete in the final of the men's javelin throw event on Wednesday. (ANI)