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PM congratulates wrestler Bajrang Punia on winning gold

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Prime Minister Modi on Sunday congratulated wrestler Bajrang Punia for winning the gold medal in the Asian Wrestling Championship.

Lauding Punia for his achievement, Modi in a statement said: "Congratulations to Bajrang Punia for securing the Gold in Asian Wrestling Championship. India is very proud of his exemplary accomplishment."

Punia won the first gold medal for India at the championship by defeating Lee Seungchul of South Korea in the final of the men's 65 kg Freestyle division here on Saturday.

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First Published: Sun, May 14 2017. 12:16 IST
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