President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday congratulated shooter Avani Lekhara for creating historical past by changing into the primary Indian lady to win gold on the Paralympics and mentioned India is elated by her stellar efficiency.
Ms Lekhara, aged 19, turned the primary Indian lady to realize the feat, firing her option to the highest of the rostrum within the R-2 girls’s 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1 occasion at Tokyo.
“Another daughter of India makes us proud! Congratulations to Avani Lekhara for creating history and becoming the first Indian woman to win a Gold at Paralympics. India is elated by your stellar performance! Our tricolour flies high at the podium due to your phenomenal feat,” President Kovind tweeted.
Another daughter of India makes us proud!
Congratulations to Avani Lekhara for creating historical past and changing into the primary Indian lady to win a Gold at #Paralympics. India is elated by your stellar efficiency! Our tricolour flies excessive on the podium as a consequence of your phenomenal feat.
— President of India (@rashtrapatibhvn) August 30, 2021
The president additionally congratulated Yogesh Kathuniya for successful silver in discus throw, Devendra Jhajharia and Sundar Singh Gurjar for successful silver and bronze respectively in javelin throw.
“Delighted to see our Paralympians bring more glory to the nation! Yogesh Kathuniya wins silver in discus throw, Devendra Jhajharia and Sundar Singh Gurjar bags silver and bronze respectively in javelin throw. Congratulations! Every Indian is celebrating your success,” he mentioned.
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