Sports24X7 Live congratulates each and every Indian participants at the Tokyo Olympics 2020. It was indeed a successful one and the historic journey, amidst the pandemic. It had not only brought a smile to the billion hearts in the country, but had arose a plethora of hopes, that, YES WE CAN !!!
To add the cherry on top, the historic journey ended with a Gold Medal by Neeraj Chopra in the Track & Field event (Javelin throw), a first in Athletics ever for India and second Individual after Abhinav Bindra.
Amidst lots of expectations and hope, with the largest ever contingent from India for the Games, the players did not disappoint anyone. Each and every Indian felt proud today, with the best ever performance at the Olympics for India with 1 Gold, 2 Silver and 4 Bronze Medals. The total of 7 Medals bettered the last best performance by the Indians sportsperson at the London Olympics in 2012.
The following gems made the country proud at the summit of all games ever, THE OLYMPICS :-
Neeraj Chopra – Gold in Men’s Javelin Throw
Mirabai Chanu – Silver in Women’s 49kg Weightlifting
Ravi Dahiya – Silver in Men’s Freestyle 57kg Wrestling
Lovlina Borgohain – Bronze in Women’s Welterweight boxing
PV Sindhu – Bronze in Women’s Singles Badminton
India Men’s Hockey team – Bronze
Bajrang Punia – Bronze in Men’s 65kg Freestyle Wrestling
Apart from being the most successful Olympics ever for India, it also saw some serious fightback by players in various games, which brought tears of happiness in one and all. Be it the fourth ranked perdormance of Aditi Ashok in Golf, Deepak Punia in the Men’s Freestyle 86kg in Wrestling or the Women’s Hockey team with the fourth-place finish, all returned with their head held high.
The athletes did their best, including the Sailing team, the Archery team, Swimming team, Bhawani Devi in Fencing, Pranati Nayak in Gymnastics, Sushila in Judo, Rowing team, Table Tennis team, Tennis team, Fouaad Mirza in Equestrian, the Boxing team, Badminton team and the Shooting team. Our athletes displayed great sportsmanship and spirited efforts at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
The tireless efforts of the coaches and support staffs of the players, the National Sports Federations, Governemnt Of India and Sports Ministry and the staff for helping Team India etch in the history books, by being aside all the players.
Alike all other Indians, we at SPORTS24X7 LIVE wish all our players a big CONGRATULATIONS till we meet next time at the Paris Olympics 2024.