Harvinder SinghÂ from Punjab won India's first-ever gold in the ongoingÂ Asian Para Games 2018 at Jakarta in Indonesia.Â Harvinder Singh is currently pursuing PhD from Punjabi University in Patiala.â€œI want to dedicate this gold medal to my mother. She passed away just 1 month ago,â€ Harvinder Singh said while talking to a news channel after the win.
Congratulations to Mr. HARVINDER SINGH - Won Gold Medal in Archery - Men's Individual Recurve Open - W2/ST at #AsianParaGames2018 Jakarta, Indonesia @Rao_InderjitS @Media_SAI @ParaShoot_India @Ra_THORe @TCGEHLOT pic.twitter.com/wNQ1fFg0aZ
â€” Paralympic India (@ParalympicIndia) October 10, 2018
Cricketer Harbhajan Singh also took to Twitter to congratulate Harvinder Singh on his win.
Indiaâ€™s first ever gold in #ParaArchery at the #AsianParaGames!!#HarvinderSingh wins gold medal ðŸ¥‡in menâ€™s individual open recurve W2/ST at the @asianpg2018.Â