Rio Olympics 2016: India's cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar meets IOC president Thomas Bach

Rio De Janeiro, PTI | Updated : 07 August 2016, 03:08 PM

Sachin Tendulkar has met International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach on the sidelines of the Rio Olympics and he termed it as "wonderful". 

Tendulkar, who is here as a goodwill ambassador for the Indian contingent, sat alongside Bach as the two watched the opening day of rugby sevens, which has made an Olympic returnafter a 92-year-absence.     

"Wonderful spending time with Mr Thomas Bach, IOC president at #Rio2016 @olympics," tweeted Tendulkar aftermeeting the IOC chief yesterday.     

Tendulkar is keenly tracking the performance of theIndian athletes in Rio and was seen supporting tennis players Sania Mirza and Prarthna Thombare from the stands. He watched the women's doubles match alongside LeanderPaes, who had lost his men's doubles first round match partnering Rohan Bopanna yesterday.

First Published: Sunday, August 07, 2016 03:00 PM
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