This badminton star offers her medals to medical professionals in Spain for service amid coronavirus pandemic

By Rajan Nath -- July 06, 2020 5:07 pm -- Updated:Feb 15, 2021

While coronavirus pandemic has forced people to stay at home, the health care workers and medical professionals across the globe have been true warriors in a fight against the contagion disease. Likewise, the doctors, nurses, or health staff, all the medical officials have won the hearts of millions.

Spain is one of the worst-hit countries in the time of crisis. In a move to extend support to the medical professional, ace shuttler Carolina Marin, also known as Golden Girl, was willing to give away her medals to them.

Carolina, who defeated India’s PV Sindhu to bag a women’s singles gold medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics, surprised frontline hospital professionals of Virgen del Mar hospital in Madrid, as she interacted with them via video call.

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As per the report, Marin said that she has offered all her medals to them as they are the real heroes in Spain. "They deserve every applause and accolade," she said.

Likewise, Marin also interacted with care workers at Sanitas Cima hospital in Barcelona, where a 100-year-old successfully recovered from the novel virus.

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She said that it was inspirational and she wanted to thank them. Marin added that they are the real heroes and they did an incredible job and that she would like to thank the frontline fighters who risk their lives to serve people.

-PTC News

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