Tokyo Olympics gold-medal winner Neeraj Chopra, PV Sindhu and Mirabai Chanu had been among the many athletes who had been felicitated on the Indian Olympic Affiliation’s occasion in Delhi on Sunday.
Neeraj Chopra was the final medal-winner for India on the Tokyo Olympics (Anurag Thakur Twitter Picture)
- Neeraj Chopra was handed a cheque of Rs 75 lakhs by Anurag Thakur
- Silver medalists Mirabai Chanu and Ravi Kumar Dahiya received Rs 40 lakhs every
- Bronze medalists Bajrang Punia, PV Sindhu, Lovlina Borgohain and males’s hockey workforce received Rs 25 lakhs every
Sports activities Minister Anurag Thakur on Sunday introduced India’s Tokyo Olympics medalists with money rewards at a good organised by the Indian Olympic Affiliation (IOA) in Delhi.
Neeraj Chopra, India’s solely gold winner at Tokyo 2020, received Rs 75 lakhs from the IOA whereas silver medalists Mirabai Chanu and Ravi Kumar Dahiya acquired cheques value Rs 40 lakh every.
The bronze medalists – Bajrang Punia, PV Sindhu, Lovlina Borgohain and the Indian males’s hockey workforce – received Rs 25 lakhs every.
“Union Minister @ianuragthakur felicitated Indian Olympic Medalists at a program organised by the Indian Olympic Affiliation,” Anurag Thakur tweeted.
Union Minister @ianuragthakur felicitated Indian Olympic Medalists at a program organised by the Indian Olympic Affiliation.
— Workplace of Mr. Anurag Thakur (@Anurag_Office) August 15, 2021
India began its marketing campaign in Tokyo with Chanu’s silver on the primary day and ended with Chopra’s historic throw on the penultimate day to surpass its earlier greatest Olympics tally of six medals, which they’d achieved on the 2012 London Video games.
There have been quite a few firsts for India throughout their 17-day marketing campaign.
Chanu grew to become the primary Indian to win a medal on the primary day of the Olympics and the primary weightlifter to bag the silver for the nation.
Neeraj clinched the gold to win unbiased India’s first athletics medal on the Olympics and ended the nation’s 13-year look forward to the highest prize after Abhinav Bindra shot gold within the 2008 Beijing Video games.
The lads’s hockey workforce additionally ended an extended 41-year look forward to an Olympic medal with their bronze-winning efficiency below Manpreet Singh whereas PV Sindhu grew to become the primary Indian feminine athlete to win back-to-back medals on the Video games and solely the second after Sushil Kumar to attain the feat.
Neeraj, Lovlina, Ravi and Bajrang managed to get medals of their maiden look on the Olympics.
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