PM Modi congratulates Mariyappan Thangavelu for winning gold at Rio Paralympics
| Saturday, September 10, 2016 - 11:21
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday congratulated Mariyappan Thangavelu on winning a gold medal in the men's high jump T-42 event and Varun Singh Bhati for clinching the bronze medal at the Rio Paralympics.
"India is elated! Congratulations to Mariyappan Thangavelu on winning a gold and Varun Singh Bhati for the bronze at the Rio Paralympics," Modi tweeted
Mariyappan Thangavelu created history on Friday night by winning a gold medal in the men's high jump T-42 event at the Rio Paralympics.
His compatriot Varun Singh Bhati clinched the bronze medal the same event.