Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi conducts a radio show on All India Radio (AIR), named 'Mann Ki Baat', where he talks about a host of issues.
In the latest episode, he brought on the reference of 2019 US Open finalist Daniil Medvedev, where PM Modi stated the tennis star's speech post the loss was inspiring and everyone should watch it.
Here's what Modi said.
Medvedev won hearts with his simplicity, says Modi
PM Modi said that he was stirred by Medvedev's speech following the conclusion of final, besides stating that the latter won hearts with his 'humility and simplicity'.
Modi also hailed his sportsmanship 'an epitome in the truest sense'.
"Being an ordinary citizen, whatever affects you, has the same effect on me as well. Sheer simplicity and maturity displayed by Medvedev touched everyone," he said.
Nadal's humility and Medvedev's enthusiasm made it worth watching
PM Modi said that he was also in awe of humility shown by the winner of the 2019 US Open, Rafael Nadal.
On this particular final, Modi said "These are moments that go way beyond winning and losing, where victory and defeat cease to matter. Looking at the loser's enthusiasm and the winner's humility in one match was worth watching."
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Modi urges youth to watch Medvedev's US Open final speech
"If you haven't heard Daniil Medvedev's speech yet, I urge you, especially the youth to watch this video. People across all ages and class will get to learn a lot from this," said Modi.
PM Modi wants Indian youths to watch Medvedev's 'losing' speech