Indian equestrian Fouaad Mirza and his horse Seigneur Medicott finished 23rd in the individual eventing jumping and missed out on a medal in the ongoing Tokyo Olympics on Monday.
Mirza came 23rd out of 25 with a final score of 59.60.
"The #Equestrian Individual Eventing Jumping final comes to an end @FouaadMirza and #SeigneurMedicott finish 23rd. No medal here, but an inspirational performance from the duo this #Olympics. Great future ahead for them!" SAIMedia tweeted.
Mirza and his horse may not have won the medal in their first attempt at Olympics, their sports and spirit and won them places in the million hearts back home.
While individual eventing became a mixed event in Tokyo 1964, no woman had ever won gold in this. Though Mirza lost, people are congratulations and supporting him for
Bollywood actor Randeep Hooda kept cheering up Fouaad Mirza as he was playing in Tokyo. He wrote on Twitter:
Remember the names #FouaadMirza and #SiegneurMedicott as they wrap up their #Olympics2020 campaign as the ones who cracked the glass ceiling for India in #Equestrian sports.. they finished at 12.4 penalties in the Individual Show Jumping..total 59.60 .. #EquestrianEventing 👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽 https://t.co/IhUQMIqed6 pic.twitter.com/GlD8xTpfah— Randeep Hooda (@RandeepHooda) August 2, 2021
HPCL congratulated Fouaad and Seigeur medicott:
The jump of #FouaadMirza #SeigneurMedicott though fell short for the medal, it has landed perfectly in the hearts of billions.— Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (@HPCL) August 2, 2021
Well Played Champs!#YouWillComebackStronger #WeAreTeamIndia #Cheer4India pic.twitter.com/9QMv51aLmF
People are praising Fouaad Mirza for becoming qualifying for finals in a sports about which not much is known in India.