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PHOTOS: Sindhu, Sakshi, Dipa, Gopichand presented swanky BMW

Last updated on: August 28, 2016 14:28 IST

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IMAGE: Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar, centre, presents BMW cars to Rio Olympics silver medallist PV Sindhu and bronze winner Sakshi Malik along with gymnast Dipa Karmakar and badminton coach Pullela Gopichand at a function on Sunday. Photograph: Snapsindia

Rio Olympics silver medallist shuttler P V Sindhu and bronze winner grappler Sakshi Malik along with gymnast Dipa Karmakar and badminton coach Pullela Gopichand were today presented BMW cars by cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar, in Hyderabad, on Sunday.

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Hyderabad District Badminton Association president Chamundeshwarnath gifted the luxury cars to the four sportspersons for their outstanding achievement in the recently-concluded Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro in Brazil.

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IMAGE: Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar felicitated Rio Olympics silver medallist PV Sindhu and bronze winner Sakshi Malik along with gymnast Dipa Karmakar and badminton coach Pullela Gopichand. Photograph: Snapsindia

Tendulkar, who was the Goodwill Ambassador of the Indian team at Rio Olympics, handed over the keys at a function at Gopichand Badminton Academy.

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Under the guidance of chief coach Gopichand, Sindhu clinched the silver medal in women's singles making her the first Indian woman sportsperson to win a silver in the Olympics. Wrestler Sakshi had bagged a bronze in women's freestyle 58kg class.

Dipa who missed a medal by a whisker, had finished fourth in the vault event and stunned the world by attempting the risky Produnova vault.

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