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PM Modi congratulates Chandela, Kumar for winning India's first medal at Asiad

August 19, 2018 18:36 IST

Apurvi Chandela

IMAGE: India's Apurvi Chandela and Ravi Kumar pose after the 10m Air Rifle Mixed Team event at the Asian Games. Photograph: ANI/Twitter

Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated, on Sunday, Indian shooters, Apurvi Chandela and Ravi Kumar, for winning the country its first medal in the Asian Games.

 

India opened its account in the 18th Asian Games with a bronze medal after Chandela and Kumar secured third position in the rifle mixed team shooting event in Jakarta, on Sunday.

"Our talented shooters give us our first medals at the @asiangames2018. Well done @apurvichandela and Ravi Kumar for bagging the Bronze medal in the 10m Air rifle mixed team event," Modi said in a tweet.

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