PM Narendra Modi Congratulates Weightlifter Bindyarani Devi For Silver Medal at Birmingham

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New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday congratulated Bindyarani Devi for winning a silver medal at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, and said this accomplishment has made every Indian very happy.Also Read – LIVE | India at Birmingham, Day 3: Jeremy Lalrinnunga Expected to Win GOLD

Bindyarani Devi raised her game to secure a silver in the women’s 55kg category, providing the country’s fourth weightlifting medal in as many categories at the Commonwealth Games. Also Read – LIVE IND vs PAK T20I, CWG 2022 Score and Updates: Bruised India Eye Redemption Against Arch-rivals

“Congratulations to Bindyarani Devi for winning a Silver medal at CWG, Birmingham. This accomplishment is a manifestation of her tenacity and it has made every Indian very happy,” Also Read – Mann Ki Baat: PM Modi Tells People to Use ‘Tiranga’ as Profile Picture on Social Media Between 2-15 August

Modi said in a tweet.

“I wish her the very best for her future endeavours,” he added.

Soon after Mirabai Chanu’s gold, Bindyarani Devi created a Games record by lifting 116kg in the clean and jerk after a personal best of 86kg in the snatch section, totalling 202 kg on Saturday.

The gold medal expectedly went to Nigeria’s Adijat Adenike Olarinoye, who lifted 203kg (92kg+111kg).

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