Ace shuttler and Paralympics Gold Medallist, Pramod Bhagat returned to his home in Attabira under Bargarh district on Tuesday morning (Sept 21). Pramod received a roaring welcome back home for this astounding feat at the games.
While it's a known fact that the medals for the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympic Games have been minted from metals extracted from discarded mobile phones and laptops, few would know that the podiums were created using 24.5 tonnes of recycled household plastic waste.
The 23-year-old son of a farmer from Khandra village near Panipat in Haryana produced a second-round throw of 87.58m in the finals to end India's 100-year wait for a track and field medal in the Olympics.
Indian National Hockey player Amit Rohidas spoke exclusively to OTV after the teams Bronze Medal win at the Tokyo Olympics
In a major disappointment, India's sprint queen Dutee Chand's campaign at the Tokyo Olympics ended on Monday (August 2), after she failed to qualify for semi finals of 200 metres women’s race.
Anjum finished 15th with a score of 1167 and 54 Xs while Tejaswini was placed 33rd with a score of 1154 and 50 Xs.
India earned a penalty corner early in the second quarter and tried a variation and Vandana was there to deflect the ball home off a rebound to make it 2-1 for India.
The Punjab athlete, Kamalpreet has been in impressive form this year as she breached the 65m mark twice recently.
Despite this loss, the 25-year-old Panghal remains one of best-performing Indian boxers in recent times.
Das shot twice in the red-circle (8-8) in his last two arrows of the opening set to lose by two points (25-27).
What action TTFI takes against its high-profile player remains to be seen but it is certain that attendance of all India players will be made mandatory for national camps.
Mary Kom tightened her defence and attacked with intent to win the next three rounds and clinch the bout.
Manika will now face 10th seed Sofia Polcanova of Austria.
Deepak and Panwar were forced to play catch-up after shooting low scores in the first two series.
With Sania and Ankita's premature exit, Sumit Nagal is the lone tennis hope for India now at the Tokyo Olympics.
Nayak finished at the bottom half in all the events.
Both were appearing in the maiden Olympics and the pressure got the better of them in the crunch moments.
Sindhu sealed the first game in her favour when Polikarpova missed a shot.
The contingent includes 54 athletes, support staff and Indian Olympic Association (IOA) representatives.
The person, whose identity organisers have refused to reveal, has been removed from the Village.
The 2020 Summer Olympics, officially branded as Tokyo 2020, is scheduled to be held from July 23 to August 8 2021 in Tokyo, Japan.
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