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Asian Games 2018: Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulates silver-medallist Lakshay Sheoran, praises his potential

The prime minister said the 20-year-old has brought smiles on the faces of every Indian.

Reported by: PTI, New Delhi [ Published on: August 20, 2018 18:35 IST ]
Image Source : AP

India's Lakshay holds his medal aloft on the podium after the trap men shooting event.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today congratulated Lakshya Sheoran for winning a silver in a shooting event, saying he is showing great potential in his first Asian Games.

The prime minister said the 20-year-old has brought smiles on the faces of every Indian. "I congratulate him on winning the Silver medal in the Men's Trap Shooting event at the @asiangames2018," he tweeted.

He said these are his first Asian Games and he is "already showing such great potential. Best wishes to him.

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