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Fan angry over Abhinav Bindra advertising gambling website, Olympic gold medalist apologizes, then told the truth

“Today I am very disappointed to see you promoting a gambling website.” Abhinav told about his work in clear words and also apologized to that person.

Abhinav Bindra won India an Olympic gold medal in shooting in 2008. (File Photo)

Abhinav Bindra, who has so far won the only individual gold medal in the Olympics for India, is promoting an online gaming app these days. Some people also associate that app with the game of gambling. Now Abhinav Bindra is the pride of the country. He is the only athlete in the country who has brought gold medal from Olympics to India. Obviously he will also be a role model for thousands of people. A fan, who considered Abhinav as a role model, expressed his displeasure in front of him after being disappointed with him. After this Abhinav had to apologize to him.

Tagging Abhinav Bindra on Twitter, a user named Prasad Ved Pathak wrote – “Today I am very disappointed to see you promoting a gambling website. At least you could have asked the creative team to change the script. I have shot in 10m pistol and I consider you my hero. You have lost me today.

Abhinav tweeted saying

Now in reply to this tweet, Abhinav wrote – I am sorry to disappoint you. You can be encouraged though. The proceeds from the same go to the training of young athletes.

Abhinav said in clear words that the work I do. Whatever money he gets is spent on training young athletes. On this, the user wrote another tweet and wrote – I appreciate you for replying. But clearly playing Robinhood is not something that strikes me in this particular case. Because many young people will be affected because of your presence in that ad. Your achievement and stature is a national pride.

Athlete to win first individual gold

Let us inform that Abhinav Bindra got India’s first individual gold in 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. After a long wait of 108 years, India finally got this gold. Bindra created history in 10m Air Rifle. Since then, India is still waiting for gold.

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