Rio Paralympics: Sports minister congratulates Deepa Malik for wining silver

img

NEW DELHI: Sports minister Vijay Goel has congratulated Deepa Malik for scripting history by winning a silver medal in shot put F-53 event at the Rio Paralympics here on Monday.

Deepa's best throw from six attempts was of 4.61m. With the win, India registered its third medal in Rio.
In his congratulatory message, Goel said continuous success of para athletes at Rio has made the country proud.




He said he has personally requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to meet and bless the entire Indian contingent currently participating at Paralympics once they return home after the Games.
The Sports Ministry has already announced a cash prize of Rs 75 lakhs, Rs 50 lakhs and Rs 30 lakhs respectively for gold, silver and bronze medal winners at the ongoing Paralympics.

Posted By: Radhika          Views: 1836                  

Some More News

img

India s richest family caps year of big fat weddings

India is still recovering from two back-to-back celebrity weddings but it's already time for the nex

read more
img

Acquiring a skill also ensures a feeling of self-confidence in embarking on a career

Acquiring a skill not only ensures productive employment, but also serves as a platform for the deve

read more
img

Trends in HR to lookout for in 2019

We are at the end of the year 2018 and organisations and employees have just begun foreseeing what w

read more
img

Indoor Air Quality in Hospitals

Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) of a healthcare facility by definition involves a variety of factors such a

read more
ÔĽŅ