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Why India's two medal Olympic success is significant

The world's second most populous nation sent more than a hundred athletes to the Games but only two of them won medals, a silver and a bronze.

But the fact that both winners are women is being celebrated across India.

So why is this relatively modest Olympic success being seen as so significant for the country?

Sanjoy Majumder reports.

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