On Wednesday, Modi Ji took to Twitter to congratulate Aanchal Thakur for winning India's first medal at an global skiing event.
Meanwhile, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi also congratulated the athlete as he tweeted: "Well done @alleaanchal for winning an worldwide medal in skiing!". As reported by Times of India, Aanchal expressed herself after winning the medal and said, "Months of training have finally borne fruit".
The response to her bronze medal-winning performance in Turkey has been overwhelming, to say the least.
Earlier on Wednesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Minister of State for Sports and Youth Affairs Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore also congratulated Aanchal on winning India's first worldwide medal in skiing. On Tuesday, 21-year-old Aanchal won this medal in a competition organized at PalanDoken Ski Center. "Wishing you the very best for your future endeavours".
"I never thought the Prime Minister would tweet for me".
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Initially her father taught her ropes and later Heera Lal - a former Olympian, honed her skills.
"I have been skiing in Europe since I was in seventh grade".
"This is a breakthrough for the sport in India and the entire skiing fraternity is proud of her achievement", her father said.
Just the equipment required by a professional skier costs around Rs 5 to 10 lakh.
While her brother Himanshu is closer to the qualification mark, making the Winter Games cut seems unlikely for Aanchal. I have to see if I can get the visa for that.
"I hope Aanchal's medal helps our cause (in getting financial support from the Centre)".