Jharkhand has introduced Rs 50 lakh every to Hockey gamers Salima Tete and Nikki Pradhan for his or her stellar efficiency on the Tokyo Olympics, Chief Minister Hemant Soren stated.
The medal might have proved elusive however the way in which the Indian girls’s hockey group fought in opposition to the Great Britain group within the bronze medal match is commendable, Mr Soren stated.
The girls’s hockey group’s dream of securing its maiden Olympic medal remained unfulfilled because it misplaced 3-4 to Great Britain in a hard-fought bronze play-off however the stout-hearted facet managed to file its finest ever end on the Games in Tokyo Olympics.
(*2*) Mr Soren stated.
Salima Tete (19) from the state’s Simdega district and Nikki Pradhan (27) from Khunti have been a part of the ladies’s hockey group that made historical past in Tokyo earlier within the day.
Jharkhand had declared earlier than the beginning of the Olympics that Rs 2 crore will likely be given to the gamers of the state for successful gold, Rs 1 crore for successful silver and Rs 50 lakh for successful bronze.
Hemant Soren stated although the group couldn’t win the bronze, their stellar efficiency has received hearts and the state authorities will convert gamers’ ancestral mud homes into pucca homes.
He stated the 2 daughters of Jharkhand made fantastic contributions to the ladies’s hockey group.
Mr Soren promised to make obtainable all doable services for gamers to hone their abilities for future video games.
While Britain bounced again to win the match 4-3, Indian group’s efforts in Tokyo have been extensively applauded for by no means giving up all through their sport.
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