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PM, Sonia congratulate Jhajharia on record javelin throw

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  15 Sep 2016 12:00 AM GMT

New Delhi, Sept 14: Prime Minister rendra Modi and Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday congratulated javelin thrower Devendra Jhajharia on winning a gold medal at the Paralympics. Modi in a statement said: “Congratulations to Devendra Jhajharia for the historic and well-deserved gold at the Paralympics. We are very proud of him.” Sonia Gandhi in a statement said “entire tion is proud” of this achievement and this is a glorious moment for India. She wished Jhajharia great success in life and the Games. He won gold in the javelin event at the 2004 Athens Paralympics with a record throw of 62.15 metres, becoming only the second gold medallist at the Paralympics for his country, and improved upon it on Tuesday. (IANS)

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