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PM Modi meets Rio Olympic 2016-bound Indian contingent


PM Modi meets Rio Olympic 2016-bound Indian contingent

New Delhi, July 04 (ANI): Wishing the Rio Olympic 2016 contingent from India good luck, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Monday interacted with the sportspersons at the Manekshaw Centre in the national capital. Ace shooter Abhinav Bindra appreciated the PM's move by taking it to his twitter handle and posting, "For the first time ever there is a send off by the @PMOIndia @narendramodi for the Olympic Team.

What a great gesture, #respect." India will be sending it's biggest-ever contingent in the Olympic Games with more than 100 athletes having already qualified in 13 sporting disciplines. The previous highest was 83 sent to the 2012 London Olympics.

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