(*7*)All eyes had been on Neeraj Chopra as he was nearer to creating a brand new document for India.
India noticed a brand new document this night with seven medals gained up to now – together with a gold – at Olympics as Neeraj Chopra delivered a spectacular efficiency in Men’s Javelin throw and wrestler Bajrang Punia gained a bronze after defeating Kazakhstan’s Daulet Niyazbekov.
The nation has gained seven medals up to now – two silver and 4 bronze and a gold.
The males’s and ladies’s hockey groups jumped one spot every to attain their highest-ever world rankings earlier this week at quantity 3 and eight respectively after their enthralling efficiency. The girls’s workforce misplaced 3-4 to Great Britain in a hard-fought bronze play-off match on Friday. The males’s workforce defeated Germany 5-4 within the bronze medal match to finish a 41-year anticipate an Olympic medal in hockey.
With 56 feminine sportspersons, India has the highest-ever feminine illustration this 12 months within the largest-ever Olympics contingent of over 120 athletes.
Ace shuttler PV Sindhu gained a bronze on Sunday. The nation recorded its first medal this 12 months with Mirabai Chanu ending India’s 21-year anticipate a weightlifting medal at Olympics within the 49-kg class.
Lovlina Borgohain took residence a bronze after dropping her semi-final bout in girls’s welterweight (64-69kg) boxing to Busenaz Surmeneli of Turkey. She is the third Indian boxer after Vijender Singh and MC Mary Kom to win a medal on the Olympic Games.
On Thursday, wrestler Ravi Kumar Dahiya gained silver after narrowly dropping 4:7 within the males’s freestyle 57kg ultimate to ROC’s Zavur Uguev
Earlier this week, Prime Minister Narendra Modi praised all of the athletes representing the nation at Olympics whereas mentioning that they are giving a troublesome struggle regardless of the “biggest disaster in 100 years” whereas speaking in regards to the pandemic. “This year, India has seen the highest number of players qualifying for Olympics. Remember, they’ve achieved this feat while dealing with the biggest disaster in 100 years. There are many games for which we have qualified for the first time, and not just qualify… they’ve given a tough fight,” PM Modi mentioned.
The Prime Minister shall be inviting the Olympics contingent to Red Fort as particular company on Independence Day this 12 months.
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