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Sushil winning bronze makes this the best olympics for India

Posted on: August 21, 2008

Sushil Wins Bronze

Sushil Wins Bronze

1 Gold, 1 Bronze and another medal on the way makes this the best ever olympics for India. Vijender won his quartefinals bout to assure himself of at least a bronze medal in the middleweight class. This makes it three for India in the 29th edition of the Olympics and is a wonderful feeling for every Indian like myself. India won a gold in Hockey in 1980 and had to wait for 28 years to win another one and this time it is even better as we managed to win two more medals on top of that.

When the Indian Hockey team failed to qualify for the olympics, it seemed like a medal hope was lost. Even though the hockey team never performed great in the previous 6 editions before this after 1980, we always thought that they are our best hope to win a olympic medal. What we have seen in the previous years is that there is someone who always stood up to be counted. Even though not many people thought that Leander would win a medal in tennis singles or Malleswari would win a medal in weightlifting, they did the same against the odds.

This olympics has been a great one for India and I hope that this inspires more athletes for the next edition in 2012. India has always found unlikely heroes in olympics to make the country proud and this time we have three. Kudos to Sushil, Abhinav and Vijender. These three have made all the Indians proud. I hope that Vijender goes on to win gold in Boxing to make this olympics even more special for India.


1 Response to "Sushil winning bronze makes this the best olympics for India"

Hi sushil,

you are playing well. But one thing i would like to tell you that don’t run away from your game. don’t try to go for ads or glamour world it will definitely ruin ur career. you have identity because of this game. people love to see your game. try to concentrate at your game. do hard work you have to achieve many goals. and now you are young try to earn much benefits by winning world level games.

Best of luck

thanks & regards

Ajmer Singh



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