Tokyo Olympics 2020 News
Apart from Chopra's javelin, BCCI also bought an angavastra, autographed by the Indian Paralympic contingent for Rs 1 crore. While Chopra's javelin that was bought by BCCI fetched the highest bid value, fencer Bhavani Devi's sword fetched Rs 1.25 crore while Paralympic champion javelin thrower Sumit Antil's javelin was bought for Rs 1.002 crore by other bidders.
Olympics silver medallist weightlifter Saikhom Mirabai Chanu received a cash reward of Rs 1.50 crore by the Uttar Pradesh government presented by the Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath at the Bharat Ratna Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Stadium in Lucknow on winning a silver medal for India in weightlifting at the Tokyo Olympics.
Indian javelin star Neeraj Chopra turns 24 on Christmas eve (December 24) on Friday. At the Tokyo Olympics this year, Neeraj became only the second Indian individual gold medallist after Abhinav Bindra. In these collection of pictures we take a look at Neeraj Chopra's top sporting achievements on his birthday.
The Yogi Adityanath government of Uttar Pradesh honored India's best-performing sportspersons at the Tokyo Olympic Games. Governor Anandiben Patel and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath felicitated all the Olympic medal winners in a program organized at the Bharat Ratna Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana International Cricket Stadium in Lucknow.
India's first athletics gold medalist Neeraj Chopra, bronze medalist Bajrang Punia, Lovlina Borgohain and the Indian men's hockey team, and the fourth-placed Indian women's hockey team returned to India from Tokyo on 9 August. The Olympians were given a grand welcome at home after their remarkable performance in the Olympics.
Indian Olympic athletes will be felicitated at Ashoka Hotel in New Delhi. The medal winners, led by Neeraj Chopra, were greeted by heroes as they came out of the airport and are now set to be felicitated by other VVIP dignitaries including Sports Minister Anurag Thakur and top officials of the Sports Authority of India.
Olympic athletes expressed their gratitude for the prayers of the countrymen, as they Returns from Tokyo to India
Friends and family of medalists Neeraj Chopra, Ravi Dahiya and Bajrang Punia also waiting at the Delhi airport as whole India awaits the arrival of its Olympians. 5 buses have left from Sonipat to welcome their champions. Meanwhile, to felicitate the medal winners, the Government of India has also organized a grand event at Ashoka Hotel, New Delhi.