Asian Games 2018: Vinesh Phogat wins gold in 50 Kg wrestling

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Vinesh Phogat on Monday won the gold medal in Wrestling at Asian games after she beat Japan’s Yuki Irie 6-2 in the 50-kilogram category.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated Vinesh Phogat on her victory and said her success will surely inspire upcoming athletics.

“Another tournament, another medal! India rejoices in the victory of @ Phogat Vinesh. Congratulations to her on winning the Gold in the 50Kg wrestling event at the @asiangames2018. Vinesh’s repeated success will surely inspire upcoming athletes”, tweeted by Modi.

Many Bollywood celebrities congratulated Vinesh Phogat on her tremendous victory.

Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan said that “he is proud of Indian women and Vinesh Phogat’s victory has elevated that pride”

Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar also congratulated Vinesh Phogat.

“Congratulations Golden Girl, @ Phogat Vinesh for creating history by becoming the first Indian woman wrestler to win a gold medal at the Asian Games! More power to you,” tweeted Akshay Kumar.