Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulates lawn bowl and table tennis teams for winning gold medals at CWG 2022

India added four more medals to their tally at the ongoing CWG 2022 in Birmingham on Tuesday (August 2). A bit of history was made when Lovely Chaubey, Roopa Rani Turki, Pinky and Nenmuni Saikia combined to win India’s first medal in the lawn bowls event at the CWG, defeating South Africa in the women’s four (team) summit clash. Won the gold medal. ).

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And then the men’s team beat Singapore to win the gold medal and thus defend their crown. They won in style by defeating their opponents 3-1. And then in weightlifting, Vikas Thakur bagged a silver medal in the men’s heavyweight (96 kg) event. Late in the night, the Indian shuttlers were defeated by Malaysia in the final of the mixed team event and thus had to settle for the silver medal.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated India’s medal winners from the fifth day of the competition. He termed the lawn bowls team’s ‘historic win’ as something that would encourage more Indians to take up the sport.

Historic win in Birmingham! India is proud of Lolly Choubey, Pinky Singh, Nenmuni Saikia and Rupa Rani Turki for bringing home the prestigious gold in lawn bowls. The team has shown great skill and their success will inspire many Indians to take up lawn bowls,” Modi wrote.

PM Modi said the Indian men’s team has set ‘high standards’ in table tennis.

Big news in table tennis! Congratulations to the dynamic team of G. Sathian, Harmeet Desai, Sharat Kamal and Sanil Shetty for winning the gold medal at the CWG. This team has set high standards, be it skill or commitment. Best wishes for his future endeavours,” he wrote.

PM Modi was ‘delighted’ that Vikas lifted a total of 346kg (155kg+191kg) to win the silver medal and finish second. This was his third CWG medal.

“More glory at the CWG, this time due to Vikas Thakur, who won silver in weightlifting. Delighted at his achievement. His dedication to the sport is commendable. All the best for his future endeavours. Wishes,” he posted.

PM Modi predicted that the silver medal in the mixed team event would help boost the popularity of badminton in the country.

“Badminton is one of the most loved sports in India. The silver medal at the CWG goes a long way in popularizing the sport and ensuring more people pursue it in times to come. Will do,” he wrote.

After five days of CWG 2022, India’s medal tally now stands at 12 – five gold, four silver and three bronze.

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