The Indian sports athletes received a high profiled send off to the upcoming 2016 Rio Olympics in Brazil - courtesy Narendra Modi.

Indian wrestlers, badminton players shooters, boxers who were given this unique send off went on to post pictures along with the Prime Minister of India.

Boxer Shiva Thapa posted this and wrote: Great to meet our Honourable PM Shri @narendramodi ji..Thank you for all your support.jai hind

Indian female shuttler PV Sindhu posted a picture and said: @Pvsindhu1 proud moment with @PMOIndia @narendramodi #wishes from pm for #RioOlympics

Shuttler Kidambi Srikanth wrote: What a day it is, a selfie with our @PMOIndia.#sendoff #olympians #modi #primeminister #selfie #greatfeeling #lucky

Shooter Heena Sindhu posted this picture and this caption: Send off to #RioOlympics by the Prime Minister #NarendraModi. We all had a good time.

Olympic medal winning wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt too put up a pic and wrote: It was great gesture of our Honourable Prime Minister @narendramodi to wish athletes personally for