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Kohli, Sindhu extend wishes to Indian Paralympians

By Rediff Sports
August 23, 2021 23:57 IST
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Virat Kohli, Sachin Tendulkar ,PV Sindhu, Manpreet Singh, among others, sent their best wishes the Indian contingent for the upcoming Tokyo Paralympics, beginning August 24.

‘Sending my best wishes and support to India contingent at the Tokyo Paralympics. I am cheering for each one of you and I am sure you will make us proud. #TeamIndia #Praise4Para #Tokyo2020,’ tweeted Kohli.

‘The #Paralympics games start tomorrow & my best wishes are with the entire Flag of India contingent. These women & men are athletes with extraordinary ability. They’ve overcome physical limitations through their passion, grit & commitment, and serve as an inspiration for us all. Go India!’ cricket great Sachin Tendulkar tweeted.


Two-time Olympic medallist PV Sindhu also tweeted: ‘All the best to Team India as they start their Tokyo 2020 #Paralympics journey. I am so inspired and proud of every single athlete representing India and all of us at home will be cheering you on #TeamIndia.’

Women's hockey team captain Rani Rampal and men's skipper Manpreet Singh also wished the paralympians.

‘It is now time for the Tokyo Paralympics to begin, and I would like to send best wishes on behalf of Indian Hockey to each and every athlete who is getting ready to represent the nation in this prestigious event. These athletes are nothing short of real life heroes, who have the power to motivate and inspire a large section of people in our country. I hope that every member in the Indian contingent can perform to the best of their ability and have a memorable experience in the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics,’ Rani said.

‘There is so much that a person can learn from the extraordinary journey of our para-athletes. Each and every athlete in the Indian contingent is a shining example of what a person can achieve with determination, grit, resilience, and hard work. On behalf of the whole team, I wish the Indian Paralympic contingent all the best for the Tokyo Paralympics, and hope that the whole country will get behind them to show their support for the all the athletes,’ Manpreet said.

‘All the best #TeamIndia. I am rooting for you guys. Go well. #Praise4Para #Tokyo2020,’ cricketer Shubhman Gill tweeted.

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