The Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has congratulated the Indian Kabaddi team for winning the Kabaddi World Cup.
“Congratulations to Indian team for winning the Kabaddi World Cup. The team showed exceptional skills, grit and determination. Well done!”, the Prime Minister said.
A brilliant second half performance saw India stage a memorable comeback as they beat Iran 38-29 in the title clash to lift the 2016 Kabaddi World Cup in Ahmedabad on Saturday.
In a match contested between two titans of the sport, India beat a resolute Iran side to become the world champions. Riding on a terrific performance by Ajay Thakur’s 12 points, India produced a strong comeback in the second half at the TransStadia Arena to send the packed crowd into raptures.