“Proud of our Yuva shakti! Interacted with our our young athletes, who won medals in the @BuenosAires2018 Youth Olympic Games,” Mr Modi wrote on his twitter handle.
He urged them to remain focussed and work harder to achieve their goal of reaching the podium in the coming Olympics and assured the athletes of adequate support and facilities.
The PM said that the young athletes should inspire youngsters in their schools and villages to take up sports.
He also complimented the coaches of the medal winners for their contribution in raising India’s profile on the global stage.
Indian athletes finished with its best ever medal haul at the Summer Youth Olympics 2018 with 3 gold, 9 silver and 1 bronze taking overall medal tally to 13.