PM Modi Congratulates Indian Para Badminton Contingency

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PM Modi congratulated the Indian Para Badminton team on Wednesdat who partictipated at the BWF World Championships. The Para Badminton team won 12 medals

Written By Shloak Prabhu | Mumbai | Updated On:

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday commended the Indian Para Badminton team who partictipated in the Badminton World Federation (BWF) World Championships. The PM took to Twitter to congratulate the players. In his tweet he said that Indians are proud of the contingent that represented the country at the World Championships. Notably, the Para Badminton team won 12 medals this year.

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The BWF Indian Para Team won 3 gold, 4 silver and 5 bronze medals. Though the Indian team despite displayed a great show of strength, they could not better their best ever haul of 2015, when they won 4 gold medals. Following the events however, the Indian Para Badminton team was felicitated by Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju. Rijiju congratulated the players for their astonishing fet and announced a price money for all the winners and presented  them with a cheque of Rs 20 lakh each. 

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However, the biggest athlete to make news is Manasi Nayana Joshi won the gold medal at the Para-badminton tournament. Following her absolute victory Joshi took to Twitter and expressed her happiness. Manasi Joshi also thanked her well-wishers and supporters for their immense support throughout the championship. "Thank you everyone for appreciating my win and showering me with so much love and respect. It means a lot to me" she said.

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