President congratulates Asian Games medal winners
President Pranab Mukherjee Monday congratulated medal winners in Asian Games 2014.
In individual messages that have been sent to the winners, the President said: “The nation is proud of you and your accomplishment, which has brought joy and pride to all Indians. I wish you the very best in all your future endeavours.”
The medal winners include Saurabh Ghosal, Mahesh Mangaonkar, Harinder Pal Sandhu and Kush Kumar for winning gold medal in men’s team squash; Dipika Pallikal, Joshna Chinappa, Anaka Alankamony and Aparajitha Balamurukan for winning the team silver in women’s squash.
The list also included Abhishek Verma for winning silver in archery (men’s compound individual), Trisha Deb for winning bronze in archery (women’s compound individual); Khushbir Kaur for winning silver medal (women’s 20 km race walk); Chain Singh for winning bronze medal in shooting (men’s 50 m rifle 3 positions); Vinesh Phogat for winning bronze medal in wrestling (women’s freestyle 48 kg); Geetika Jakhar for winning bronze medal in wrestling (women’s freestyle 63 kg); and Yuki Bhambri for winning bronze in tennis (men’s singles).