Kiren Rijiju Hails India’s “Historic” Performance In Tokyo Olympics

Kiren Rijiju experienced served as the Union Sports activities Minister from May possibly 2019 to July 2021.© Twitter

Union Minister of Legislation and Justice Kiren Rijiju on Monday mentioned India’s effectiveness at the not long ago concluded Tokyo Olympics was “historic” as athletes from the country won 7 medals, which includes a gold in the track and industry function. Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra bagged a gold medal for India on Saturday and as a end result, India registered its very first-at any time gold in athletics at the Video games. Bajrang Punia (bronze), Mirabai Chanu (silver), PV Sindhu (bronze), Lovlina Borgohain (bronze), the men’s hockey workforce ( bronze), and Ravi Kumar Dahiya (silver) also won medals in the Tokyo Video games.

“The Tokyo Olympics is historic for two-three good reasons. Our contingent was of 127 players, who participated in it, this is a file. We won the 7 medals which includes the gold medal,” Rijiju, who served as the Union Sports activities Minister from May possibly 2019 to July 2021, informed reporters in New Delhi.

“We won a gold medal in athletics for the very first time. The Tokyo 2020 has been historic for India and nowadays all players will get a grand welcome,” he extra.

This calendar year the Video games have been held with COVID-19 induced restrictions and all sports activities have been performed guiding closed doorways.


About 11,000 athletes from above two hundred nations around the world competed in Tokyo Olympics. India recorded its ideal-at any time haul at the Olympics with 7 medals (1 gold, two silver, and four bronze), bettering the prior ideal of six medals at the London Video games in 2012.

The Tokyo Olympic Video games arrived to an conclusion after a gorgeous closing ceremony at the Tokyo Olympic Stadium on Sunday. Once the Video games have been declared as closed, the Olympic flame was extinguished.

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