Whom people considered incompetent, today PM Modi saluted him, watching the video will forget his pain and sorrow!

Deaflympics wrestler Virendra Singh with PM Modi

Virender Singh, popularly known as dumb wrestler, has been honored with Arjuna Award and Padma Shri. He is the country’s most successful racer in the deaf Olympics

Prime Minister Narendra Modi (PM Narendra Modi) hosted the Indian contingent on Saturday with their best performance in the Deaf Olympics held in Caxias do Sul, Brazil from May 1 to 15. During the interaction with the players, Modi said that the players have brought pride and honor to the country. Sports Minister Anurag Thakur at the event (Anurag Thakur) also participated. Indian deaf olympics (Deaflympics) The team entered the top 10 countries in the table for the first time with 16 medals. The team had bagged only five medals in 2017. The Indian contingent won five out of 11 sporting events in Brazil.

During this, Prime Minister Modi had a special conversation with Virendra Singh, popularly known as dumb wrestler. Virendra Singh, who won the bronze medal at the Deaflympics this year, told about his journey and how he faced the struggles. Those who do not consider him worthy, are respecting him today. The game has fulfilled all his dreams. Shortly before, Virendra Singh was given the Padma Shri award, after which he sat on a dharna complaining about not getting equal rights.

Not selected due to being deaf

Virendra Singh told that his father and uncle were wrestlers and started wrestling after seeing them. Since childhood, my father supported me, due to which I have reached here. After this the PM asked him, ‘Are father and uncle satisfied with your success.’ Responding, Virendra said, ‘No, he says that I should do better. I’ve played with players who can hear, I’ve beaten them too. Although I could not hear, due to which I was never selected and I was dropped but I did not give up. I cried a lot and even regretted it but then when I came to the deaf games, my hair got raised.

Told PM Modi the secret of success

When PM asked Virendra the secret of his success, this Arjuna Awardee replied saying, ‘I don’t pay much attention to diet. I give more importance to training. I practice day and night, I work hard. Born in Jhajjar, Haryana, Virendra has won many medals for the country. He won the gold medal at the 2005 Melbourne Deaflympics and the bronze medal at the 2009 Taipei Deaflympics. Virendra has also won silver and bronze medals in the 2008 and 2012 World Wrestling Championships for the Deaf.