Tokyo Olympics medal winners were felicitated at the Indian Olympic Association’s event in Delhi by sports minister Anurag Thakur. Gold medal winners Neeraj Chopra, PV Sindhu, and Mirabai Chanu were among the athletes who got felicitated.
The medal winners were presented with cash rewards at the IOA event. Neeraj Chopra India’s only gold medal winner received a cash prize of Rs 75 Lakh From the IOA. Silver medalists Mirabai Chanu and Ravi Kumar Dahiya received a cash prize worth Rs 40 Lakh each. The Indian Hockey team, Badminton star PV Sindhu and Boxing Bronze medalist Lovlina Borogohain received a cash prize of Rs 25 Lakhs each.
Neeraj, Lovlina, Ravi, and Bajrang managed to get medals for India in their first Olympic appearance whereas PV Sindhu managed to get consecutive medals for India in successive Olympics.