Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik congratulated Odisha cyclist Swasti Singh on winning a gold medal in U-21 cycling scratch race at the Khelo India Youth Games in Guwahati on Tuesday.
After winning silver in 60 km road cycling, Swasti won the Girls Under-21 Scratch Race from Keerthi Rangaswamy (Karnataka) by a 0.246 second margin.
The Odisha CM took to twitter to convey his best wishes to Swasti.
Congratulations to #Odisha’s Swasti Singh on winning Gold medal in U-21 cycling scratch race at the #KheloIndiaYouthGames2020 after winning silver in 60 km road cycling. Wishing her best for future.#OdishaForSports pic.twitter.com/3PND5OHxwv
— Naveen Patnaik (@Naveen_Odisha) January 14, 2020
Swasti, who hails from Rourkela, had bagged gold in the junior category of the 5th Asian Cup Track Cycling held in New Delhi in 2018.