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The 27-year-old reigning Asian champion had pulled out of the World Championship trials on August 31 after competing in her opening bout.
The Indian men's team had ended a 41-year-old long wait for an Olympic medal when it clinched the bronze at the Tokyo Games last month.
Chanu had clinched a silver medal in weightlifting in the 49kg category that opened India's achievement account at the recently concluded Tokyo Olympics.
Thakur was referring to the four javelin throw medals won by Indians in the Paralympic Games soon after Neeraj Chopra's historic gold medal in the Olympics.
Chopra, who became the first Indian track and field athlete to win an Olympic gold, was awarded Rs 50 lakh and a 'gold javelin'.
Bajrang returned with a bronze medal from Tokyo after going all out in the third-fourth place play-off against Kazakhstan's Daulet Niyazbekov, taking the mat for that bout without taping his knee.
Punia acknowledged that probably he was not in the best of his form during the recent Tokyo Olympics bout as he had suffered an injury. However, he managed to secure bronze.
The hockey star from Sundargarh district in Odisha has been a regular feature in the Indian team after making a comeback in 2017 and has been part of some of the biggest feats in recent years.
In a widely-circulated video on Twitter, Chopra is on the lookout for his javelin before asking for it from Nadeem, moments before his first throw on the eventful night.
Chopra won the gold with his 87.58m throw in the second attempt, and thus became the only second Indian athlete after Abhinav Bindra to clinch an Olympic top podium finish in individual events.
The Indian men's hockey team rewrote history by claiming an Olympic medal after 41 years.
Rohidas and Lakra represented the men's team, while Ekka and Toppo were part of the women's team.
A release from the Defence PRO said Rajnath Singh, during his visit to Army Sports Institute, is likely to name the stadium in the campus as 'Neeraj Chopra Army Sports Institute, Pune Cantonment'.
The money is for Milosz Malysa, an infant with a heart defect whose family has been raising funds for him to be operated on in the United States.
Chief Minister Adityanath also handed an additional cash reward of Rs 25 lakh each to 10 athletes from the state who participated in Tokyo Olympics.
Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath will felicitate Tokyo Olympians at a function in Lucknow.
Chopra had created history by becoming the first Indian track and field athlete to win a medal at the Olympics, that too a gold, in the Tokyo Games earlier this month.
Satish is now planning to start training for the World Championship scheduled to take place in October.
Khattar said Chopra, who won gold in javelin throw in Tokyo Olympics, has not only brought laurels for the country but also for his native village, family and Haryana.
Sindhu's love of ice cream came up during her video interaction with PM Modi on July 13 when she was asked about her preparation for the Games and whether she is allowed to have ice cream sometimes.