Modi wishes Indian athletes taking part in CWG

Last Updated: Tue, Jul 22, 2014 19:00 hrs

New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi offered his best wishes to the Indian athletes participating in the Commonwealth Games to be held in Glasgow from July 23 to Aug 3.

"My best wishes to our athletes participating in the Commonwealth Games at Glasgow. Am sure they will do our nation very proud. @Glasgow2014," Modi tweeted.

"Apart from providing a wonderful opportunity for sportspersons to shine, events like CWG bring a spirit of unity & brotherhood among nations. We will certainly witness a celebration of both sports and sportsmanship in the coming days during @Glasgow2014," he added.

The Scottish city will host the 20th edition of the Games which will have athletes competing across 17 disciplines.

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