Congratulating Palak Gulia on winning the gold in the women’s 10m air pistol event, Modi said her “precision and focus have brought immense pride to our nation”.
“Another special moment for India in shooting,” he said on X.
The unprecedented success of Indian marksmen continued in the 50m rifle arena as well with the men’s 3-positions team, comprising the young trio of Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar (591), Swapnil Kusale (591) and Akhil Sheoran (587), overcoming the Chinese challenge with a world record score of 1769 to take the top podium finish.
Lauding the feat, Modi said it was a stupendous win.
“They have shown exceptional determination and teamwork,” he said.
Congratulating Divya Thadigol, Esha Singh and Palak on winning a silver medal in the women’s 10m air pistol team event, the prime minister said their success will motivate several upcoming sportspersons.
He also lavished Esha Singh with praise for winning the silver medal in the 10m air pistol event. 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 Aishwary Pratap Singh’s exceptional silver medal.
“Congratulations to him for the exceptional performance in the 50m Rifle Men’s 3P event. His is a remarkable champion, personifying sportsmanship and excellence,” Modi said.
He also expressed delight that the squash women’s team has won the Bronze Medal in Asian Games.
“I congratulate @DipikaPallikal, @joshnachinappa, @Anahat_Singh13 and Tanvi for their efforts. I also wish them the very best for their future endeavours,” Modi said.
With Ramkumar Ramanathan and Saketh Myneni securing the men’s doubles silver medal in tennis, Modi hailed it as a great news. “Their exceptional teamwork has left us all in awe. My best wishes for their upcoming endeavours.”