CWG 2022 | Hope she has made her plans now: PM recollects asking how Treesa and Gayatri will rejoice win

Indians Treesa Jolly and Gayatri Gopichand defeated Australian pair of Wendy Hsuan-Yu Chen and Gronya Somerville to complete third on the rostrum of their first main occasion as doubles companions.

Treesa Jolly and Gayatri Gopichand completed third on the CWG podium. (AP Photo)

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Treesa Jolly and Gayatri Gopichand completed third on the rostrum
  • Treesa revealed that she and Gayatri have good bond on courtroom
  • CWG was Treesa and Gayatri’s first main occasion as doubles companions

Prime Minister Narendra Modi recalled his dialog with shuttler Treesa Jolly after she and Gayatri Gopichand received bronze medal within the ladies’s doubles occasion on the Commonwealth Games.

Treesa and Gayatri comfortably defeated the Australian pair of Wendy Hsuan-Yu Chen and Gronya Somerville to complete third on the rostrum of their first main occasion as doubles companions.

The Prime Minister shared a video asking Treesa how she’s going to rejoice if she wins a medal. “Proud of Treesa Jolly and Gayatri Gopichand for winning the Bronze medal in Badminton Doubles. Before leaving for the CWG, Treesa told me about her friendship with Gayatri but she was not sure about how she will celebrate if she won a medal. I hope she’s made her plans now.”

Talking about her friendship with Gayatri Gopichand, Treesa Jolly stated: “It is a good bond. When we are playing, it creates a good combination on court. I think it is very important to have good bond with your partner. When we will win a medal we will celebrate. Right now I don’t know how will we celebrate.”

Meanwhile, President Droupadi Murmu stated: “Hearty congratulations to our talented teenage girls Treesa Jolly & Gayatri Gopichand for winning bronze in badminton women’s doubles at #CommonwealthGames. They played with exceptional maturity to register victories. Both of them are role models for our youth, specially girls.”

Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu stated: “Congratulations to the dynamic duo of Gayatri Pullela and Treesa Jolly for bagging the Bronze medal in Badminton Women’s Doubles at #CWG2022. Your remarkable performance will inspire many youngsters, especially our girls. Wishing you both a bright future ahead.”

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