Actor R Madhavan is a proud father as his son Vedaant has won bronze for India in swimming at the Latvian Open Swimming Champion. The actor shared the news on social media along with pictures.
Sharing a picture on Instagram, Madhavan wrote, “So very happy and proud of the Indian contingent that won one gold and 2 bronze at the Latvian open qualifiers. Congratulations @sajanprakash for making the Olympic B cut bro.. god bless you with huge victories. Congratulations @tanishgeorge and @vedaant_madhavan for getting the bronze for India. so so proud of you boys .. you won despite competing with way older and stronger swimmers .. wow And a huge grateful shout out to Pradeep Sir, Peter sir, Satish sir and Murgesh sir and @ansadxb for being the force behind Vedaant and his friends.”
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A quality performance by the swimmers Sajan Prakash, Tanish George Mathew and Vedant Madhavan saw the Indian team adding one gold medal and three bronze medals to their collection. A notable performance by Sajan Prakash saw him win a gold medal in the men’s 200 metres butterfly, completing the race in 1:59.31 and also winning a bronze medal in the men’s 100 metres butterfly. Meanwhile, Tanish (1:53.03) and Vedant (16:28.25) who broke their personal records won a bronze medal in 200m freestyle and in 1500m freestyle, respectively.
Even though the current COVID-19 pandemic has imposed a lot of restrictions and difficulties forward for the training schedules of the Indian squad, their relentless effort and determination saw them bring glory for the nation.