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Bollywood celebrates India's first medal in Tokyo Olympics

Sunday, July 25, 2021 • Tamil Comments

Bollywood celebrates Indias first medal in Tokyo Olympics

India has won its first medal in the ongoing Tokyo Olympic games. Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu bagged the second prize in women's 49 kg category and made the country proud. Along with other countrymen, Bollywood stars have also congratulated Mirabai on her achievement and thanked her for making the nation proud. Anil Kapoor was one of the first to put out a congratulatory message. He tweeted, "Congratulations @mirabai_chanu !! This is incredible!! #TeamIndia #Cheer4India."

Abhishek Bachchan wrote, "Congratulations @mirabai_chanu on bringing India a silver medal in weightlifting and giving us a strong start!" Swara Bhasker said, "SO many congratulations #MirabaiChanu !!!!!! May you go looooong and strong!!!!" Randeep Hooda said, "Congratulations #MirabaiChanu for opening our account in the #OlympicGames with your #silver thank you for all your hard work and that competitive spirit."

Talking about her win, Mirabai said, "I am very happy that I have won the medal. The entire country was watching me and they had their expectations, I was a little nervous but I was determined to give my best. In 2016, I did not have a good show but it proved as a learning curve for me and I got to know where I need to improve. I worked really hard for this."

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