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India’s Medal in Tokyo Olympics 2020

India’s Medal in Tokyo Olympics 2020

August 10th, 2021

India had showcased its best performance at the Tokyo Olympics 2020, capturing seven medals. 

Let’s have a look at the athletes who won medals for India.


Neeraj Chopra: Neeraj Chopra, a javelin thrower, became only the second Indian to win an Olympic gold medal. He won a gold medal by throwing the javelin to a new personal best distance of 87.58 metres.

India’s Medal in Tokyo Olympics 2020

Mirabai Chanu: On the opening day of events on July 24, the pint-sized weightlifter from Manipuri raised the spirits of the entire nation by ending a 21-year drought for a medal in weightlifting by capturing a silver medal in the 49kg division to open India's account.

India’s Medal in Tokyo Olympics 2020

Ravi Dahiya: The 23-year-old grappler, who was born in the Nahri hamlet in Haryana's Sonepat district, fought his way to the final of the men's 57kg freestyle event. Despite winning silver, his enormous strength and stamina, as well as his technical brilliance, wowed everyone.

India’s Medal in Tokyo Olympics 2020

PV Sindhu: PV Sindhu, one of the most likely medal contenders headed to the Tokyo Olympics winning bronze this time.

India’s Medal in Tokyo Olympics 2020

Men’s hockey team: The Indian men's hockey team won bronze, giving the country its 12th Olympic medal in the sport after a 41-year absence.

India’s Medal in Tokyo Olympics 2020

Lovlina Borgohain: Borgohain, competing in her first Olympics, created a place for herself in Indian women's boxing history by winning bronze, India's lone boxing medal at the Tokyo Games.

India’s Medal in Tokyo Olympics 2020

Bajrang Punia: Bajrang, a fan favourite heading into the Games, didn't quite live up to the lofty expectations of becoming India's first gold medalist in wrestling, but the 27-year-old did return from Tokyo with a bronze medal, an impressive achievement in a country desperate for success at the world's most prestigious sporting event.

India’s Medal in Tokyo Olympics 2020