Bombay: Actor R Madhavan says he is “overwhelmed and humbled” about his son Vedaant’s winning streak after scoring his second medal, a gold, while swimming at the Danish Open in Copenhagen.
The 16-year-old took gold in the men’s 800m freestyle and improved his personal best time by a whopping 11:48 to stop the clock at 8:17:28, beating local swimmer Alexander L Bjorn by 0.10. to be at the top of the podium on Sunday night.
Madhavan took to Instagram and posted a video of his son from the ceremony.
“… Today it’s gold at 800m for @vedaantmadhavan. Overwhelmed and humiliated. Thank you Coach @bacpradeep sir @swimmingfederation.in @ansadxb and all the team,” wrote the 51-year-old actor.
On Friday, Vedaant had won the silver medal in the 1500-meter freestyle, before improving his time in the 200-meter freestyle to finish 12th in the event.
The Danish Open ends on April 19.
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