Aug 9, 2021, 11:56 IST

“You Gave Your Best For The Nation”: Virat Kohli Congratulates Indian Olympians!!

Indian cricket team’s captain Virat Kohli in a tweet lauded all the heroes of Participants who brought home the glittering medals in the recently-concluded Tokyo Olympics.

Ahead of the fifth day of the first Test between India and England at Trent Bridge before rain washed out the day’s play, Kohli tweeted for India’s Olympians and said: “Congratulations to all our winners and participants at the Olympics. Winning and losing is a part of the sport, but what matters is you gave your best for the nation. We are so proud of you and I wish you all the very best going forward. Jai Hind.”

Ravichandran Ashwin also tweeted to congratulate India’s Olympians.

India returned seven medals at the Games, including one gold, two silver, and four bronze medals.
Neeraj Chopra secured India’s first-ever Olympic medal in athletics when he clinched gold in men’s javelin throw.

Mirabai Chanu won silver in weightlifting while the Indian men’s hockey team ended a 41-year wait for an Olympic medal when they won bronze at the Games.

Wrestler Bajrang Punia won bronze in men’s freestyle 65kg while Ravi Dahiya brought home silver in men’s freestyle 57kg.

Star shuttler PV Sindhu won bronze on women’s singles and boxer Lovlina Borgohain also clinched bronze in the women’s welterweight category.