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President Pranab Mukherjee sends good wishes to Indian contingent in Rio

President Pranab Mukherjee has sent his good wishes to the Indian contingent in the Rio Olympic Games 2016 on the eve of the opening ceremony of the Rio Olympic Games on Friday.

In a message to Rakesh Gupta, Chef-DE-Mission, Indian Contingent for the Rio Olympic Games 2016, the President has said, “I convey my greetings and good wishes to the Indian contingent on the eve of the opening ceremony of the Rio Olympics 2016.

“I am sure the Games will be an opportunity for our sports persons to display their talents and test their limits in various sporting disciplines. These Games will be an opportunity for competing with participants from all over the world in the best traditions of sportsmanship. I urge our sports persons to do their best for the glory of the nation and to promote unity and friendship with sports persons of all participating nations” said the President