International Olympic Day 2022: Abhinav Bindra to Leander Paes, Indian legends spread message of fair play
The International Olympic Day marks the inception of the modern Olympic Games in Greece on June 23, 1894.
On the occasion of International Olympic Day 2022, Indian athletes from across the country came together on social media to spread the Olympic message of friendship, unity and fair play.
Since 1948, the Olympic Day has been celebrated every year on June 23. The day marks the inception of the modern Olympic Games in Greece on June 23, 1894. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) was officially formed on the same day.
While Beijing 2008 shooting gold medallist Abhinav Bindra and four-time Olympian Sharath Kamal touched upon the importance of imbibing core Olympic values in everyday life, Tokyo Olympians Ankita Raina and Sathiyan Gnanasekaran marked the occasion by cherishing fond memories from last year’s Summer Games and hoping for a better showing at Paris 2024 Olympics.