New Delhi, April 30 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday met and congratulated the medal winners at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games. Modi also complimented those who could not win medals but had performed creditably. "Accomplishments in the sporting arena inspire everyone. Their sporting feats have raised India’s stature. Whenever an Indian sportsperson wins on the global sporting stage, it is the Indian flag that rises," Modi said at the event held at his residence.
The Prime Minister said the life of a sportsperson can span several decades. He cited the example of Mary Kom, who is winning gold medals even as a MP. IANS