Modi congratulates Indian hockey, women's relay teams

Modi congratulates Indian hockey, women's relay teams

By: || Updated: 02 Oct 2014 03:53 PM
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated the Indian hockey team and the women's 4x400m relay team for winning golds at the Asian Games Thursday, saying every medal winner has made him proud.

"Very good day for India at the Asian Games. Congrats to our Hockey Team & congrats to our women athletes for the Gold in 4 x 400 metres relay," Modi said in a tweet.

"I have been closely following India's progress at the Asian Games & I congratulate every medal winner. You make India very proud," he added.

The Indian hockey team defeated Pakistan 4-2 via penalties in the final after scores were level 1-1 in regulation time.

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