rime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday congratulated Indian players for their exemplary performance in the World Athletics Under-20 Championships in Nairobi and the junior world wrestling competition.
The sports persons have won two silver medals and a bronze medal at World Athletics Under-20 Championships in Nairobi. The men’s and women’s contingent of the country has won a total of 11 medals including four silver medals at the Junior World Wrestling Championships 2021.
The prime minister said it is a great sign that athletics is gaining popularity across India. He also congratulated the teams and shared wishes for future endeavours.
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On the microblogging site, Modi said, “Picking speed and success! Congratulations to our athletes for bringing home 2 Silver medals and a Bronze medal at @WAU20Nairobi21. Athletics is gaining popularity across India and this is a great sign for the times to come. Best wishes to our hardworking athletes.”
Modi also tweeted: “More power to the talented wrestlers! At the Junior World Wrestling Championships 2021, our Men’s and Women’s contingent comes back with a total of 11 medals including 4 Silvers. Kudos to the team for the success and best wishes for their future endeavours.”