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PM lauds performance of Indian athletes at 31st World University Games held in China

Posted On: 08 AUG 2023 8:37PM by PIB Delhi

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has lauded the performance of Indian athletes at 31st World University Games with a record-breaking haul of 26 medals including 11 Golds, 5 Silvers, and 10 Bronzes. The Prime Minister emphasized that this is India’s best performance at the World University Games since its inception in 1959 and congratulated the athletes, their families and coaches for this success. 

The Prime Minister tweeted:

“A sporting performance that will make every Indian proud! 

At the 31st World University Games, Indian athletes return with a record-breaking haul of 26 medals! Our best performance ever, it includes 11 Golds, 5 Silvers, and 10 Bronzes.

A salute to our incredible athletes who have brought glory to the nation and inspired upcoming sportspersons.”

“What is specially gladdening is that India had won a total of 18 medals in the World University Games since its debut in 1959, until now. Thus, this year's exemplary result of 26 medals is truly remarkable. 

The stellar performance is a testament to our athletes' unwavering dedication. I compliment the athletes, their families and coaches for this success and wish them the very best for their upcoming endeavours.”

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