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Tokyo 2020 Olympics Winners, Medals, Indian Athletes Achievements in Tokyo 2020

 

 

Indian squad at Tokyo Olympics 2020 secured total of 7 Medals along with first Gold Medal in Track & Field event Jevelin Throw in the in this Olympics history

Indian athletes and sports persons have created history in Tokyo Olympics by winning 7 medals. Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu made India's debut in Tokyo Olympics with a silver medal, while javelin throw athlete Neeraj ended up with a golden finish. He became the first player in Indian athletic history to win a medal. This is also India's 7th medal in Tokyo. With this, India left behind its best performance of 6 medals in the London Olympics-2012.

1. Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu: 26-year-old weightlifter Mirabai Chanu from Manipur won the first silver medal for India at the Tokyo Olympics. She won silver in women's 49 kg by lifting 202 kg (87 kg + 115 kg).

2. Boxer Lovlina Borgohain: India's star boxer Lovlina Borgohain had to be content with a bronze medal in the women's welterweight (69kg) semi-final against defending world champion Busenaz Suramenelli of Turkey.

3. Shuttler PV Sindhu: Sindhu won the bronze medal in the singles of women's badminton. She defeated He Bing Xiao of China 2-0. This was his record second medal at the Olympics.

4. Wrestler Ravi Dahiya: Indian wrestler Ravi Kumar Dahiya settled for a silver medal after going down 4-7 to Zayur Ugayev of Russia Olympic Committee (ROC) in the men's freestyle 57kg final.

5. Men's Hockey Team: India's men's hockey team defeated Germany 5-4 to win the historic bronze medal. This was the first time since 1980 that India has won a medal in hockey.

6. Wrestler Bajrang Punia: Bajrang Punia created history by winning the bronze medal in the men's freestyle 65 kg category wrestling event. 

7. Javelin Throw Athlete Neeraj Chopra: Javelin throw athlete Neeraj Chopra has created history by winning the gold medal. He is the second player and the first athlete to win an individual gold for the country. Neeraj Chopra becomes the first athlete from India to win Olympics Gold Medal in Track & Field event.


 

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