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PM Narendra Modi proud of what Team India has achieved in Tokyo Olympics

The Indians came up with their best-ever performance at the Tokyo Olympics. Based on the same, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi applauded the hard work made by the Indians.

PM Narendra Modi proud of what Team India has achieved in Tokyo Olympics-ayh
New Delhi, First Published Aug 8, 2021, 7:24 PM IST

The Tokyo Olympics has officially come to an end. India brought an end to its campaign on Saturday, as it grabbed a total of seven medals this edition, its best-ever campaign to date.

Following India's historic performance at the Games, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi applauded the skills, hard work, determination, teamwork and dedication the Indians put up. He also asserted that the work would be on promoting various types of sports at the grassroots level to help India become a dominant sports nation.

"As #Tokyo2020 draws to a close, I would like to congratulate the Indian contingent for their stupendous performance at the games. They personified the best of skill, teamwork, and dedication. Every athlete who represented India is a champion," he said in a tweet.

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"The medals India has won has certainly made our nation proud and elated. At the same time, this is the time to keep working to further popularise sports at the grassroots so that new talent emerges and gets the opportunity to represent India in the times to come. #Tokyo2020," he wrote in another tweet.

Giving a special thanks to the Japanese government for organising the Games successfully amidst the pandemic and taking care of the athletes, he tweeted, "A special thank you to the Government and people of Japan, especially Tokyo, for hosting the well-organised games. To host it so successfully, in such times, gave out a strong message of resilience. It also demonstrated how sports is a great unifier."

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