The elusive Olympic medal sometimes takes the prowess of a lifetime, even during the best of circumstances. With a medal tally of 7 - a Gold, 2 Silvers and 4 Bronze, Tokyo 2020 has indeed emerged as the most decorated Olympic performance in India’s sporting history. Tiliconveli congratulates the Indian Olympic contingent for a spirited show at the just concluded mega sporting spectacle. Special adulations to the Medal Winners for making the country proud in the international arena!
Yes! The whole country can finally celebrate an Olympic Gold, all thanks to this young champion. A subedar at the Indian Army, Neeraj’s grit and determination were at the full display as he swung the spear effortlessly, propelling himself comfortably ahead of the competition.
Medals aren’t just made of metals. They are made of sweat, persistence, and a unique alloy called GUTS! This Haryana wrestler is an inspiration for all, as he took the wrestling world by surprise, clinching the Silver in his debut Olympic appearance. He’s only the second silver medallist in the wrestling event after Sushil Kumar.
As the nation hoped and prayed for the first medal in the international event, the champion arrived in style. This diminutive Manipuri sporting sensation got the first medal for India in Tokyo 2020, ending the 21-year drought in Olympic Weightlifting. Mira’s is a tale of strength and perseverance, as she went from nearly giving up weightlifting post injuries to rising on top with a medal-winning performance.
The entire nation went into euphoria as the ace shuttler P.V.Sindu etched her name in India’s sporting history, becoming the first Indian woman to win 2 Olympic medals. The 26-year old sports star from Hyderabad clinched the bronze medal in style as she defeated her Chinese rival in quick straight games.
Yet another debutant making it big in the international sporting scene. Born in Assam, Lovlina is the third Indian boxer to create a podium finish on the biggest sporting stage in the world. Having lost to her opponent at least four times in earlier events, Lovlina took sweet revenge against her Taiwanese rival to snatch the Bronze medal for the country.
Consistency added with ultimate passion is the sure-shot recipe for success. Consistency appears to be the strength of this Haryana wrestler. Touted the tournament favourite for gold, Bajrang’s campaign was hampered by a knee injury. Undeterred in spirit, he fought back valiantly to take the bronze.
Starved of an Olympic medal since clinching gold in Moscow 1980, the Indian Men’s Hockey Team tasted success finally at Tokyo 2020. The team demonstrated great camaraderie and ventured into a game of strategic counter-attacks as it defeated Germany 5-4 to bring home an Olympic bronze medal, carving a historic moment.