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August 17, 2004

Congratulate our champ!

Major Rajyavardhan S Rathore provided a silver lining to India's challenge at the Olympics bywinning India's first ever individual silver at the Summer Games.

The only athletes to win individual medals for India at the Olympics thus far were wrestler Khashaba Jhadhav at the 1952 Helsinki Games, tennis player Leander Paes at Atlanta in 1996, and weightlifter Karnam Malleshwari at Sydney 2000. All won bronze medals.

Rathore, 34, earned a quota berth in the double trap event at the Olympics by finishing third in the World Championships in Nicosia, Cyprus, last year.

Just before the Olympics he won a gold at a Masters meet in the Czech Republic and before that another at the Asian Championships in Kuala Lumpur.

Join us in congratulating India's silver medal-winner.

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Sub: congratulations

hello rathore, Its been owesome that you have achieved lot in recent days and have been favourite in many houses for many people just as ...

Posted by Neethu

Sub: congrats

you made an address for 107 crores..many many congrats

Posted by jishith

Sub: dravid

congrats on the award that you now hold, but as a very ardent indian cricket fan i must say that though your superiority on test ...

Posted by floyd

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your achivement makes all indians proud. with blessings purnima iit-b mumbai

Posted by poornima

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maj rathore You have made us proud. We do understand the limitations experinenced by other sports compared to cricket. In spite of that what you ...

Posted by aman virk



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