PM Modi congratulates Vinesh Phogat for winning gold medal at Asian Games

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has congratulated Vinesh Phogat, who on Monday created history by becoming the first Indian woman wrestler to win a gold medal at the Asian Games.

In a tweet, Mr Modi said India rejoices in the victory of Phogat. He said, Vinesh’s repeated success will inspire upcoming athletes.

Mr Modi also hailed another Asian Games Gold medal winner Bajrang Punia for dedicating his yellow metal to the former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

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