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PM hails performance of Wushu players at Asian Games

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92   //    22 Aug 2018, 20:10 IST

New Delhi, Aug 22 (PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi today hailed the performance of Indian Wushu players at the Asian Games underway in Jakarta, saying they are doing a wonderful job.

He said Surya Bhanu Pratap Singh's bronze medal in the 60-kg category is a matter of immense joy for every Indian.

In a series of tweets, he also appreciated the "phenomenal effort" by Narender Grewal. "Delighted that he has won the bronze in the Wushu 65 kg Sanda event. I am sure he will continue to make India proud in the times to come," Modi wrote.

He also appreciated the performance of Santosh Kumar and N Roshibina Devi, saying "our Wushu champions are doing wonderfully in Jakarta".

Kumar and Roshibina Devi won bronze in separate Wushu events.

Modi also commended the shooters for bringing "more glory home".

"India congratulates Rahi Sarnobat for the well-deserved gold in the 25m air pistol event at the @asiangames2018," he said

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