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Neeraj Chopra says Tokyo Olympics gold medal is start of India’s ‘global success’

Neeraj Chopra says Tokyo Olympics gold medal is begin of India’s ‘international success’ | Different Sports activities Information

The JSW Group organised a felicitation ceremony on the Encourage Institute of Sport in Bellary that had Neeraj Chopra, Bajrang Punia, Ravi Dahiya and PR Sreejesh in attendance to recognise and reward India’s best-ever efficiency at an Olympic Video games. The Saturday afternoon started with the felicitation of the eight athletes, who skilled on the Encourage Institute of Sport (IIS) for the Tokyo Video games.
The Olympians included Sreeshankar Murali (Lengthy jumper), Sushila Devi (Judoka), Vikas Krishan Yadav (Boxer), Satish Kumar (Boxer), Ashish Kumar (Boxer), Annu Rani (Javelin thrower), Avinash Sable (3000m steeplechase) and Seema Bisla (wrestler). The Olympic medallists, who had been felicitated on the occasion included Neeraj Chopra (Gold, Javelin Throw), Bajrang Punia (Bronze, Wrestling), the boys’s hockey crew represented by PR Sreejesh (Bronze) and Ravi Dahiya (Silver, Wrestling). Mirabai Chanu (Silver, Weightlifting), Lovlina Borgohain (Bronze, Boxing) and PV Sindhu (Bronze, Badminton) couldn’t make the occasion, however had their awards introduced.
Neeraj Chopra stated his gold medal within the Tokyo Olympics is simply the beginning of the worldwide success that athletes will obtain sooner or later. “I’m at all times very completely satisfied to be right here at IIS as a result of, for me, this seems like house. That is the place I’ve hung out recovering from my damage not way back and labored laborious to achieve the extent that was wanted for me to deliver house the Olympic gold,” stated Neeraj in a press release.
“The services listed below are unbelievable and the care you get is second to none. You additionally get motivated by watching others practice alongside you, and I’m positive my Gold medal is simply the beginning of worldwide success that athletes from listed below are sure to attain,” he added.
He made his manner again to the ability the place his Olympic victory was crafted, and @Neeraj_chopra1 stopped by our #Paris2024 countdown to remind us that there is a lot extra to come back! #CraftingVictories
— Encourage Institute of Sport (@IIS_Vijayanagar) September 12, 2021
JSW Group offered awards to the athletes amounting to greater than Rs 25 million. The JSW Sports activities administration additionally felicitated Neeraj Chopra and Bajrang Punia’s coaches on the Encourage Institute of Sport, who had an amazing affect on each the athletes’ performances on the Tokyo Video games.
Sajjan Jindal, Chairman and Managing Founder and Director of JSW Group and Parth Jindal, Founder and Director of the IIS led the felicitations the place efforts of all medal winners, athletes from the IIS who had made the Tokyo reduce, and training and non-coaching employees had been recognised.
“We have now gained seven medals on the Olympics and 19 on the Paralympics, and that’s the clearest indication that India is transferring to better heights on the world stage. After we determined to construct the Encourage Institute of Sport, the thought was to construct a world-class facility that will be among the finest,” stated Sajjan Jindal, chairman and MD JSW Group.
“We at all times puzzled how our Indian athletes will compete on the worldwide stage, can we go toe to toe with the perfect on this planet? The likes of Neeraj (Chopra), Ravi (Kumar Dahiya) and everybody else have proven that we may be proper on the prime. Aside from IIS in Bellary, we’ve got additionally created the same setup in Hisar (Haryana) for Wrestling and Boxing, we’re planning the same centre within the North-East a part of the nation, and a high-altitude coaching facility in Himachal Pradesh,” he additional stated.
“India is a developed nation whose company sector may be very sturdy, and the IIS is an affidavit of the private-public partnership, and if we go additional down the identical highway into faculties and schools throughout the nation, I’m positive India has the potential to win many extra medals on the Olympics,” Jindal added.

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