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Indo-Asian News Service
New Delhi, August 12, 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 freestyle....congrats....so 5th oltympic medal comes our way...!!"