India’s Mariyappan Thangavelu created history on Friday night by winning a gold medal in the men’s high jump T-42 event at the ongoing Rio Paralympics.
After his win, Twitter was flooded with messages congratulating the Para-athlete. Here are some of the messages:
— anand mahindra (@anandmahindra) September 10, 2016
— Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan) September 10, 2016
Congratulations to Mariyappan Thangavelu & Varun Singh Bhati for the great performance at the #Paralympics.
— Sri Sri Ravi Shankar (@SriSri) September 10, 2016
— Dr Kumar Vishvas (@DrKumarVishwas) September 10, 2016
— ShivrajSingh Chouhan (@ChouhanShivraj) September 10, 2016
Congrats M.Thangavelu and V.Bhati on winning gold and bronze respectively in men’s High Jump event at Rio Paralympics #PresidentMukherjee
— President of India (@RashtrapatiBhvn) September 10, 2016
T 2375 –#Paralympics joy for India .. Gold & Bronze for Thangavelu and Bhatti in high jump ! COME ON INDIA !!!
— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) September 10, 2016
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) September 10, 2016