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PM Narendra Modi hails skier Aanchal Thakur's 'historic accomplishment'

The 21-year-old clinched bronze in the coveted Alpine Ejder 3200 Cup to become the first-ever winner in skiing competition

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Aanchal Thakur
Aanchal Thakur. Photo: Facebook

Prime Minister on Wednesday complimented on winning the first-ever medal for India in a skiing competition, and said the entire country was ecstatic on her "historic accomplishment".

The 21-year-old clinched bronze in the coveted Alpine Ejder 3200 Cup organised by the skiing's international governing body at the Palandoken Ski Centre in Erzurum in

"Well done @alleaanchal for winning an international medal in skiing! The entire nation is ecstatic on your historic accomplishment at the FIS International in Wishing you the very best for your future endeavours," Modi tweeted.

First Published: Wed, January 10 2018. 18:38 IST
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