Rio Olympics silver medallist PV Sindhu and bronze winner wrestler Sakshi Malik along with gymnast Dipa Karmakar & badminton coach Pullela Gopichand were presented with BMW cars by Sachin Tendulkar at a function in Hyderabad.
Tendulkar, who was the Goodwill Ambassador of the Indian team at Rio Olympics, handed over the keys at a function at Gopichand Badminton Academy.
Hyderabad District Badminton Association president Chamundeshwarnath gifted the luxury cars to the four sports persons for their outstanding achievement in the recently-concluded Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro in Brazil.
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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