Players from Haryana and Madhya Pradesh within the nationwide males’s hockey group that defeated Germany 5-4 within the bronze medal match immediately on the Tokyo Olympics might be given jobs and funds, the 2 state governments have introduced. The win dropped at an finish a 41-year look forward to an Olympics medal in hockey.
Punjab has already introduced money reward to gamers from the state in honour of the large win. Ten of the 18-man squad – together with double goal-scorer Simranjeet Singh – are from Punjab.
(*2*) Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar tweeted, together with a photograph of the group.
मैं हरियाणा सरकार की तरफ से भारतीय पुरुष हॉकी टीम में शामिल हरियाणा के दोनों खिलाड़ियों को ढाई-ढाई करोड़ रूपये की इनाम राशि के साथ-साथ खेल विभाग में नौकरी और कंसेशनल रेट पर HSVP के प्लॉट देने की घोषणा करता हूँ। pic.twitter.com/UFT0kkQwfX
— Manohar Lal (@mlkhattar) August 5, 2021
Players from Madhya Pradesh, Vivek Sagar and Nilakantha, will get Rs 1 crore every, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan informed information company ANI.
“Hockey players Vivek Sagar and Nilakantha who were trained in Madhya Pradesh will be awarded Rs 1 crore each for their performance in Olympics at Tokyo,” Mr Chouhan stated.
A comeback 5-4 win over Germany in Tokyo snared third place within the match since India gained the final of their eight Olympic titles in Moscow in 1980.
Families of the group danced within the streets in Punjab, waving hockey sticks within the air after the win. Other followers waved the nationwide flag as they rushed out of their homes.
“The whole nation is dancing,” Prime Minister Narendra Modi informed captain Manpreet Singh and coach Graham Reid in a celebratory name to the group. He hailed the win as “historic”.
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