Frenzy, chaos as history-making Indian Olympic contingent returns from Tokyo - In Photos

India capped off 2020 Tokyo Olympics with seven medals - 1 gold, 2 silver and 4 bronze - to record their best-ever medal haul at the Games

India TV Sports Desk [ Published on: August 09, 2021 19:50 IST ]
  • India's triumphant Olympic contingent, including golden boy Neeraj Chopra, returned home to a rousing welcome on Monday. Neeraj won a historic gold in javelin throw after hurling the nordic javelin to 87.58m to become independent India's first gold medallist in track and field and second overall after Abhinav Bindra in 2008 Beijing Games. 
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    India's triumphant Olympic contingent, including golden boy Neeraj Chopra, returned home to a rousing welcome on Monday. Neeraj won a historic gold in javelin throw after hurling the nordic javelin to 87.58m to become independent India's first gold medallist in track and field and second overall after Abhinav Bindra in 2008 Beijing Games. 

  • Bajrang Punia claimed bronze medal after defeating Daulet Niyazbekov of Kazakhstan 8-0 in the men's freestyle 65kg.
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    Bajrang Punia claimed bronze medal after defeating Daulet Niyazbekov of Kazakhstan 8-0 in the men's freestyle 65kg.

  • Ravi Dahiya had won an inspiring silver medal in the 57kg category. With the two medals in this discipline, Indian wrestlers have matched their best performance at the Olympic Games
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    Ravi Dahiya had won an inspiring silver medal in the 57kg category. With the two medals in this discipline, Indian wrestlers have matched their best performance at the Olympic Games

  • Lovlina Borgohain clinched the welterweight (69kg) bronze. The 23-year-old from Assam's Golaghat district became only the third Indian boxer to finish on the Olympic podium after M C Mary Kom and Vijender Singh
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    Lovlina Borgohain clinched the welterweight (69kg) bronze. The 23-year-old from Assam's Golaghat district became only the third Indian boxer to finish on the Olympic podium after M C Mary Kom and Vijender Singh

  • Wrestler Deepak Punia came agonisingly close to winning India's third medal in the discipline, but lost to San Marino's Myles Nazem Amine in the final 10 seconds in the 86kg play-off. 
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    Wrestler Deepak Punia came agonisingly close to winning India's third medal in the discipline, but lost to San Marino's Myles Nazem Amine in the final 10 seconds in the 86kg play-off. 

  • Indian women's hockey team registered their best-ever Olympic finish in Tokyo, finishing fourth after a heartbreaking defeat in the bronze medal playoff
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    Indian women's hockey team registered their best-ever Olympic finish in Tokyo, finishing fourth after a heartbreaking defeat in the bronze medal playoff

  • India had sent a 228-strong contingent for the Games, including more than 120 athletes. This was the country's biggest ever presence at the quadrennial showpiece which took place after a delay of one year due to the pandemic.
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    India had sent a 228-strong contingent for the Games, including more than 120 athletes. This was the country's biggest ever presence at the quadrennial showpiece which took place after a delay of one year due to the pandemic.

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