At the point when Bollywood performing artist Salman Khan was named the Indian Olympic Association's (IOA) goodwill diplomat for the Rio Olympics, sportspersons were against the designation. The arrangement was seen as a proposal that a Bollywood face is required to extol sports.
Numerous from the games club talked against the designation including sprinter Milkha Singh and wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt. After the dust has settled over the discussion, Khan has now demonstrated that picking him as the Goodwill Ambassador was not by any stretch of the imagination a shrewd decision all things considered.
On Sunday, 7 August, at an occasion dispatching his sibling Sohail Khan's upcoming film Freaky Ali, Salman couldn't review the name of the Indian acrobat, Dipa Karmakar, who turned into the primary Indian to meet all requirements for the vault occasion at the Rio Olympics.
NDTV has cited him as saying "I thought… it was… is it accurate to say that it was Deepika? I thought she was going to win gold yet she came eighth, no?" Then at the proposal of a columnist at the occasion he achieved the conclusion that her name is 'Deepti'.
Unexpectedly, Salman Khan had prior tweeted requesting that individuals bolster the acrobat in the keep running up to the Olympics.
We should cheer our 2016 Olympic stars . Here's Dipa Karmakar #YouMakeUsProud pic.twitter.com/j9f3klnu4S
— Salman Khan (@BeingSalmanKhan) April 30, 2016