London Olympics: Celebrities hail bronze medallist Yogeshwar

Last Updated: Aug 12, 2012, 02:31 AM IST

New Delhi: Moments after Yogeshwar Dutt won India`s fifth Olympic medal Saturday at the London Olympics, Indian Twitterati immediately started hailing the grappler for winning the bronze medal.

The 29-year-old became the top Twitter trend minutes after he won the bronze and Indian celebrities started applauding his performance.

Legendary actor Amitabh Bachchan tweeted:" Another medal for India !!! Yaaaahhh ! Yogeshwar Dutt wins bronze in wrestling .. saw him in action ..SUUUUPPEEERRRRBBB !! Badhai Ho. And..Yogeshwar fought 2 bouts in quick succession..won the first, changed his dress and came out and won the Bronze ! Sensational !!"

Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi also hailed Dutt. "Congratulations to Yogeshwar Dutt for his commendable performance and the Bronze Medal at the Olympics."

Cricketer Aakash Chopra said,"`If it is to be, it is up to me` take a bow, Yogeshwar Dutt. You`ve made all of us very proud. Another medal in the kitty :) :)"

Yuvraj Singh, who is making a comeback into the Indian cricket team after being cured of cancer, tweeted:"Yogeshwar wins bronze in 60kg freestyle....congrats....so 5th oltympic medal comes our way...!!"

IANS