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“Neeraj Chopra’s Olympic medal made everyone proud”: PM Modi in Greece

Athens [Greece], August 25 (ANI): During the deal with to the Indian diaspora on the Athens Conservatoire in Greece, Prime Minister Narendra Modi talked about Indian athlete Neeraj Chopra for making India proud on the worldwide stage by profitable an Olympics gold medal. He additionally stated that the fervour for sports activities is growing within the nation.

“Greece is the place where the Olympics originated. The passion for sports is increasing in the Indian youth. Athletes coming from small towns in India are performing wonderfully from the Olympics to the University Games. When Neeraj Chopra won a medal in the Olympics, everyone was proud,” PM Modi stated in his deal with.

Neeraj Chopra received gold within the males’s javelin throw on the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. He is the one Indian athlete in observe and subject to clinch gold for India.

Earlier within the day, India’s ‘Golden Boy’ produced one other sterling efficiency to seal his spot within the males’s javelin throw closing on the prestigious World Athletics Championships in Budapest, Hungary.

The World Athletics Championships 2023 is being held within the Hungarian capital of Budapest from August 19 to 27.

Interacting the place from the place the Olympics originated, PM Modi stated that lately the fervour for sports activities has elevated in Indian youth.

PM Modi additionally praised the Indian youth efficiency within the World University Games.

“A few days back, even in World University Games, Indian youth performed amazingly well,” he added.

Indian athletes participated within the FISU World University Games in Chengdu and completed the match with 26 medals. India completed seventh with their finest efficiency in historical past.

India’s earlier finest efficiency on the World University Games got here at Gwangju 2015, the place Indian athletes received 5 medals – one gold, one silver and three bronze. (ANI)