Tokyo Olympics: Wrestler Ravi Dahiya wins silver medal

23-year-old Indian wrestler Ravi Kumar Dahiya on Thursday bagged an Olympic silver medal after losing his 57 kg final to Russian two-time defending world champion Zavur Uguev.

“India is proud of Ravi Dahiya for winning Silver. You came back into bouts from very difficult situations & won them. Like a true champion, you demonstrated your inner strength too. Congratulations for exemplary wins & bringing glory to India,” wrote President Kovind on Twitter.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted, “Ravi Kumar Dahiya is a remarkable wrestler! His fighting spirit and tenacity are outstanding. Congratulations to him for winning the Silver Medal at Tokyo 2020. India takes great pride in his accomplishments.”

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