Yesterday, the Indian national flag was unfurled at the 2012 London Olympic Games Athletes Village in the presence of small group of country’s athletes which included Indian Hockey players, tennis players, boxers, shooters, archers, etc.
After the Indian flag was raised at Athletes Village, tennis star Mahesh Bhupathi who was present there who tweeted the picture of the tri-colour being hoisted.
Before the flag was hoisted, Mahesh Bhupathi had tweeted – “Indian Flag scheduled to be hoisted at the Village in a few minutes.. Majority of the Indian contingent here.. Stay tuned!!”
After and hour, he again tweeted, MaheshÂ Bhupathi tweeted the picture in which the tri-colour was hoisted.
However, India’s firstÂ individual gold medallist in Beijing,Â Abhinav Bindra andÂ India’s lone woman boxer, MC Mary Kom were amongst many athletes and Indian officials who were not present in London during the ceremony.