Imphal, Aug. 16 ANI | 2 months ago

Medal winners of the recently concluded Glasgow Commonwealth games were recently felicitated by the Ministry of Sports at a function at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi.

Union Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju and former cricketer Sachin Tendulkar handed over mementos and prize money to the medal-winning players.

India finished fifth with a tally of 64 medals.

"Whether you are a gymnast or a sprinter, or a boxer or a wrestler, you should never rest till you achieve success. If you follow this, I am confident that all silver medalists will become gold medalists, and all bronze medalists, will become silver medalists. Just imagine, if this happens, we will be the top sporting power in the world. This is what I want you to achieve," said Sonowal.

The Manipur Government also felicitated the Commonwealth Games participants from the state at a function at the Khuman Lampak Sports Complex in Imphal.

While weightlifting gold medalist Sanjita Khumukcham received Rs.15 lakhs, bronze medal winner in Judo, Kalpana Thoudam, received Rs.8 lakhs.

Six silver medalists- Mirabai Saikhom Chanu in weight lifting, Sushila Likmabam in Judo, Sarita Laishram and Devendro Laishram in boxing and Kangujam Chinglensana and Kotharjit Kadangbam in hockey received Rs.10 lakhs each.

The other players who had participated at the games were also given Rs.2 lakhs each.

(Posted on 16-08-2014)

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