Vinesh Phogat’s performance will inspire others: PM Narendra Modi

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New Delhi | Published: August 20, 2018 9:30:48 PM

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

“India rejoices in the victory of @Phogat_Vinesh,” Modi tweeted. The prime minister added that Phogat’s repeated success would inspire upcoming athletes.

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

“India rejoices in the victory of @Phogat_Vinesh,” Modi tweeted. The prime minister added that Phogat’s repeated success would inspire upcoming athletes.

Phogat won gold in the 50-kg category at the 18th edition of the tournament, held in Indonesia.

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