Guwahati News Desk: Indian wrestler Ravi Kumar Dahiya cinched silver medal after defeating Zavur Uguev of Russia in the men’s 57 kg freestyle event by 4-7 at Tokyo Olympics on Thursday.
Ravi Kumar Dahiya becomes the fifth athletic for India to clinched fifth medal at Tokyo Olympics and also the fifth wrestler to win Olympic medal.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulate Ravi Kumar Dahiya for making the country proud as PM Modi 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”.
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma congratulating the wrestler, tweeted, “Ravi Kumar Dahiya, you are WINNER. Kudos to your efforts. Congratulations on bagging silver in Freestyle Wrestling in 57 kg category in Tokyo 2020. Well done. We are proud of you”.
Earlier, Ravi Dahiya wins Asian Champion in the men’s 57kg freestyle category and a bronze medallist at the World championships 2019.
Ravi also clinched silver medal at the U23 World Championship in 2018.