Prime Minister Narendra Modi lauded weightlifter Gururaja Poojary for clinching bronze in the men's 61kg category at the Commonwealth Games, adding to India's tally on Saturday.
Gururaja, a silver medallist at the 2018 CWG at Gold Coast, lifted a total of 269kg (118kg+151kg) to finish in third place.
"Overjoyed by the accomplishment of P Gururaja! Congratulations to him for winning the Bronze at the Commonwealth Games. He demonstrated great resilience and determination. I wish him many more milestones in his sporting journey," Modi tweeted.
Malaysia's Aznil Bin Bidin Muhamad grabbed the gold medal with a Games record lift of 285kg (127+158). Morea Baru of Papua New Guinea bagged the silver with a total lift of 273kg (121+152).
It was India's second medal at the ongoing edition of the Games after Sanket Sagar won a silver in the men's 55kg category.