Srinath relieved to get on-line Olympiad medals


N. Srinath, who was the non-playing captain of the Indian chess crew which received the web Olympiad gold in August this 12 months, was relieved to obtain the medals and certificates of every member on Wednesday, after fairly an inordinate delay.

The 26-year-old GM posted a tweet which learn: “It wasn’t straightforward getting it! It reached from Russia to Chennai in three days, however took greater than per week to achieve from Bangalore to Chennai, and needed to pay cus toms responsibility!”

Srinath stated as soon as the medals landed in Bengaluru airport, DHL (courier) requested him for composition of the medals, and he apparently replied that they weren’t pure gold. “After that there was no correct communication from DHL,” he claimed.

In actual fact, Srinath wrote a mail to Customs explaining what the medals meant and and it labored, however why did the medals lie in Bengaluru airport for per week? “That I actually don’t know and I don’t need to blame both Customs or DHL. However I ought to say that Bangalore Customs helped me,” Srinath advised DisneyNews right here on Wednesday.

Srinath stated, in regular circumstances, he ought to have gotten the medals on Nov. 23, however it reached him solely on Dec. 2.

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