Actor R. Madhavan’s son, Vedaant Madhavan, has won a gold medal in the men’s 800m freestyle at the Danish Open swimming event in Copenhagen. Vedaant had won a silver for India at the same competition only a couple of days ago.
Madhavan’s son wins a gold medal
The 16-year-old won gold in the men’s 800m freestyle and beat his own record by a whopping 11:48 to stop the clock at 8:17.28, edging past local swimmer Alexander L Bjorn by 0.10 to stand atop the podium on Sunday night. Taking to Instagram, the proud father Madhavan shared the update with his fans and followers.
Madhavan while posting a video of his son from the ceremony wrote, “Gold….(dancing and gold medal emojis). With all your blessings and God’s greatest the winning street continues (red heart and folded hands emojis). Today it’s a Gold IN 800m for @vedaantmadhavan. Overwhelmed and humbled. Thank you Coach @bacpradeep sir @swimmingfederation.in @ansadxb and the entire team.”
Madhavan also shared a video from the ceremony, in which Vedaant is seen shaking hands with Alexander L Bjorn, who won the silver medal, and Frederik Lindholm, who won the bronze medal.
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Netizens have congratulated both Madhavan and Vedaant for the youngster’s achievement.
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Actor R Madhavan tweeted, "We feel proud, overwhelmed, very grateful and like all parents, very nervous," after his 16-year-old son #VedaantMadhavan bagged the silver medal in the men's 1500m freestyle swimming event at Danish Open in Copenhagen. pic.twitter.com/n9KNXUU9mg
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