'Remarkable wrestler': PM Modi congratulates Ravi Kumar Dahiya for winning silver at Tokyo Olympics
New Delhi/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has congratulated Ravi Kumar Dahiya for winning the Silver Medal in wrestling at Tokyo Olympics 2020 and called him a remarkable wrestler.
In a tweet, the Prime Minister said: "Ravi Kumar Dahiya is a remarkable wrestler! His fighting spirit and tenacity are outstanding. Congratulations to him for winning the Silver Medal at #Tokyo2020. India takes great pride in his accomplishments."
Ravi Kumar Dahiya is a remarkable wrestler! His fighting spirit and tenacity are outstanding. Congratulations to him for winning the Silver Medal at #Tokyo2020. India takes great pride in his accomplishments.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) August 5, 2021
Dahiya won the silver medal in Tokyo Olympics after losing to Russian two-time World Champion Zaur Uguev 4-7 in the men's freestyle 57kg final.
This is India's fifth medal in Tokyo after medals from Mirabai Chanu, P.V. Sindhu, Lovlina Borgohain and the men's hockey team.
President Ram Nath Kovind and Sports Minister Anurag Thakur also congratulated Dahiya.
India is proud of Ravi Dahiya for winning the wrestling Silver at #Tokyo2020. You came back into bouts from very difficult situations and won them. Like a true champion, you demonstrated your inner strength too. Congratulations for the exemplary wins & bringing glory to India.— President of India (@rashtrapatibhvn) August 5, 2021