Prominent Bollywood actor Salman Khan to be the Goodwill Ambassador for Indian contingent at #RioOlympics2016
— ANI (@ANI_news) April 23, 2016
The official statement from the actor has not been made till now.
This is the first time in the history a bollywood actor has been choosen as a Goodwill ambassador for the games.
The actor is now busy with the shooting of ‘Sultan’, a movie which deals with the story of a wrestler.
India’s Sports stars MC Mary Kom, Sardar Singh, Ritu Rani, Deepika Kumari, Archery, Apurvi Chandela, Manika Batra will witness the official announcement.
Rio Olympics has been scheduled to begin on August 5 and end on August 21.
The Olympic torch has been lit in Southern Greece on April 21.
After a tour through Greece,the torch will travel to Brazil on April 27 to begin a 95-day tour visiting 83 cities, 26 state capitals and 500 towns.