Wrestler Vinesh Phogat bagged a gold medal in women’s 50 kg freestyle wrestling category at the ongoing Asian Games 2018 on Monday (August 20).
The 23-year-old Vinesh thrashed her Japanese opponent Yuki Irie in the 50-kilogram women’s Freestyle final and become the first woman from India to win a gold in the category at the Asian Games.
From megastar Amitabh Bachchan to Akshay Kumar, a number of B-town celebs congratulated the golden girl.
T 2906 – Wrestler #VineshPhogat wins gold in the women’s 50 kg category. She is the first female athlete from India to win gold at #AsianGames2018. जय हिंद !!!🙏🙏🙏🙏🇮🇳🇮🇳🇮🇳🇮🇳🇮🇳🇮🇳🇮🇳
हमें गर्व है भारत की महिलाओं पर , और आज विनेश ने हमारा सर ऊँचा कर दिया ! pic.twitter.com/Gd7rPPzYZl
— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) August 20, 2018
Congratulations Vinesh for winning the Gold in the Asian Games. We are all so proud of you.
Love, Aamir and the team of Dangal.
Mhaari chhoriyan chhoron se kam hai ke!
— Aamir Khan (@aamir_khan) August 20, 2018
Congratulations Golden Girl, @Phogat_Vinesh for creating history by becoming the first Indian woman wrestler to win a gold medal at the Asian Games! More power to you 🙌🏻
— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) August 20, 2018
— Preity G Zinta (@realpreityzinta) August 20, 2018
— Varun MAUJI Dhawan (@Varun_dvn) August 20, 2018
— Farhan Akhtar (@FarOutAkhtar) August 20, 2018
— Anupam Kher (@AnupamPKher) August 20, 2018
— Raveena Tandon (@TandonRaveena) August 20, 2018