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PM Congratulates Indian contingent for their stupendous performance at Tokyo2020


Calls for keep working to further popularise sports at the grassroots so that new talent emerges

Thanks Government and people of Japan for hosting a well organised games

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08 AUG 2021 6:18PM by PIB Delhi

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi congratulated the Indian contingent for their stupendous performance at the games. As Tokyo2020 draws to a close, the Prime Minister said that every athlete who represented India is a champion.

He said  that the medals India has won has certainly made our nation proud and elated.

At the same time, this is the time to keep working to further popularise sports at the grassroots so that new talent emerges and gets the opportunity to represent India in the times to come.

He also thanked Government and people of Japan for hosting a well organised games. “To host it so successfully, in such times, gave out a strong message of resilience. It also demonstrated how sports is a great unifier”, said the Prime Minister.

In a series of tweets, the Prime Minster said:

“As #Tokyo2020 draws to a close, I would like to congratulate the Indian contingent for their stupendous performance at the games. They personified the best of skill, teamwork and dedication. Every athlete who represented India is a champion.

The medals India has won has certainly made our nation proud and elated.

At the same time, this is the time to keep working to further popularise sports at the grassroots so that new talent emerges and gets the opportunity to represent India in the times to come. #Tokyo2020

A special thank you to the Government and people of Japan, especially Tokyo for hosting the well-organised games.

To host it so successfully, in such times, gave out a strong message of resilience. It also demonstrated how sports is a great unifier. #Tokyo2020”

 

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