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Asian Games 2018: Mamata congratulates Swapna for gold in heptathlon

Swapna posted a score of 6,026 points to clinch the gold medal

IANS  |  Kolkata 

Jakarta: Indian athlete Swapna Barman celebrates after winning the gold medal in the women's Heptathlon event at the 18th Asian Games, in Jakarta, Indonesia on Wednesday, Aug 29, 2018. Photo: PTI
Jakarta: Indian athlete Swapna Barman celebrates after winning the gold medal in the women's Heptathlon event at the 18th Asian Games, in Jakarta, Indonesia on Wednesday, Aug 29, 2018. Photo: PTI

West Bengal Chief Minister on Wednesday congratulated who became the first Indian woman to achieve a top podium finish in the gruelling event at the

"Heartiest congratulations to @Swapna_Barman96 our queen from India and Bangla, on winning the gold at the You have made us very proud," Mamata said in a tweet.

 

 

Swapna posted a score of 6,026 points to clinch the gold medal. Wang Qingling of China scored 5,954 to take silver while Japan's Yuki Yamasaki produced her personal best of 5,873 to bag the bronze medal.

First Published: Thu, August 30 2018. 06:39 IST