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Celebrities hail bronze medallist Yogeshwar Dutt
New Delhi, August 12, 2012
First Published: 01:16 IST(12/8/2012)
Last Updated: 01:18 IST(12/8/2012)

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 5th oltympic medal comes our way...!!"

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Country Gold Silver Bronze Total
England 58 59 57 174
Australia 49 42 46 137
Canada 32 16 34 82
Scotland 19 15 19 53
India 15 30 19 64
New Zealand 14 14 17 45
South Africa 13 10 17 40
Nigeria 11 11 14 36
Kenya 10 10 5 25
Jamaica 10 4 8 22
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