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President congratulates bronze medalist Sushil Kumar

President Pratibha Patil on Wednesday congratulated grappler Sushil Kumar who bagged a bronze medal at the Beijing Olympics.

india Updated: Aug 20, 2008 16:34 IST

President Pratibha Patil on Wednesday congratulated grappler Sushil Kumar who bagged a bronze medal at the Beijing Olympics.

In a congratulatory message, Patil said, "He has made the country proud with his feat."

Kumar provided an unexpected boost to India's Olympic campaign by clinching bronze medal after beating Kazakhstan's Leonid Spiridonov in the repechage match of the men's freestyle wrestling 66kg class in Beijing.