India completed third with 66 medals within the CWG 2018 © Twitter
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday met and congratulated the medal winners on the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games. PM Modi additionally complimented those that couldn’t win medals however had carried out creditably. “Accomplishments in the sporting arena inspire everyone. Their sporting feats have raised India’s stature. Whenever an Indian sportsperson wins on the global sporting stage, it is the Indian flag that rises,” PM Modi stated on the occasion held at his residence. India finished third with 66 medals (26 gold, 20 silver and 20 bronze).
The Prime Minister stated the lifetime of a sportsperson can span a number of a long time. He cited the instance of Mary Kom, who’s successful gold medals at the same time as an MP. He talked about Pullela Gopichand, who’s mentoring many badminton gamers after an immensely profitable profession as a participant.
PM Modi stated that in addition to expertise, coaching, focus and laborious work, psychological toughness was additionally essential for sportspersons. On this context, he talked about the advantages of yoga.
Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports activities Rajyavardhan Rathore was current on the occasion.