India’s Tokyo 2020 Olympics medal winners

Only the second Indian to win an individual Olympic gold medal was Neeraj Chopra. The men’s hockey team earned an Olympic medal after 41 years, while PV Sindhu won her second medal. Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu won her maiden Olympic medal, a silver in the women’s 49 kg event, to start India’s medal count at the Tokyo 2020 Games.

After Karnam Malleswari’s bronze at Sydney 2000, it was India’s second weightlifting Olympic medal.

The other Indian Olympic medalists from Tokyo 2020 are listed here.

Women’s welterweight bronze medalist Lovlina Borgohain (64-69kg)

Lovlina Borgohain, competing in her first Olympics, took home a bronze medal at Tokyo 2020 after falling to top-seeded Busenaz Surmeneli of Turkey in the women’s 69kg semifinals.

To guarantee herself a medal, Lovlina Borgohain defeated Nien-Chin Chen of Chinese Taipei in the quarterfinals.

PV Sindhu, women’s singles badminton bronze medalist

PV Sindhu, the world champion in badminton, became only the second Indian athlete overall, after Sushil Kumar, to win two individual Olympic gold.

In the women’s singles, PV Sindhu defeated He Bing Jiao of China 21-13, 21-15 to claim the bronze medal.

It is India’s third medal for Tokyo 2020 that has been confirmed, one more than their total from Rio 2016.

Silver medalist in men’s 57 kg freestyle wrestling is Ravi Kumar Dahiya

India wins another another medal in the Olympics. In the men’s 57kg freestyle wrestling final, the 23-year-old Ravi Kumar Dahiya was defeated by two-time world champion Zavur Uguev of ROC, earning him a silver medal.

After Sushil Kumar at London 2012, it was India’s second wrestling silver medal and their ninth overall in Olympic history. When Ravi Kumar Dahiya defeated Kazakhstan’s Nurislam Sanayev in the semifinals, he had guaranteed himself an Olympic gold. He was once behind 2-9 before winning a few points, pinching Sanayev, and mounting a valiant comeback to win the medal.

Men’s hockey: Bronze medal for the Indian hockey team

The Indian men’s hockey team hasn’t won an Olympic medal since winning gold in the 1980 Moscow Olympics, a 41-year drought. India battled back to defeat Germany 5-4 after falling down 3-1 at one point to win the bronze medal.

After winning bronze medals in the 1968 and 1972 Olympics, this is their third bronze medal overall from the Olympics. India won five medals overall at Tokyo 2020.

Men’s 65kg wrestling bronze medalist Bajrang Punia

In Tokyo 2020, wrestler Bajrang Punia became the third Indian debutant to take home a medal. In the men’s 65kg freestyle wrestling playoff, Bajrang Punia, a two-time Asian champion, prevailed over Kazakhstan’s Daulet Niyazbekov, a World Championships silver medalist, to win the bronze. India has now won six medals in the Tokyo Olympics, tying its record for most medals in a single Olympics.

Neeraj Chopra won the men’s javelin throw gold medal.

After Abhinav Bindra, Neeraj Chopra became the second individual Olympian from India when he won the men’s javelin throw gold medal in Tokyo 2020. It was the first track and field medal India has ever won at an Olympics. India won their best-ever total at a single Olympics with the seventh medal they earned in Tokyo 2020.

Neeraj Chopra won the gold medal with a throw of 87.58 metres.

In the women’s singles, PV Sindhu defeated He Bing Jiao of China 21-13, 21-15 to claim the bronze medal. It is India’s third medal for Tokyo 2020 that has been confirmed, one more than their total from Rio 2016.

Silver medalist in men’s 57 kg freestyle wrestling is Ravi Kumar Dahiya

India wins another another medal in the Olympics. In the men’s 57kg freestyle wrestling final, the 23-year-old Ravi Kumar Dahiya was defeated by two-time world champion Zavur Uguev of ROC, earning him a silver medal. After Sushil Kumar at London 2012, it was India’s second wrestling silver medal and their ninth overall in Olympic history.

When Ravi Kumar Dahiya defeated Kazakhstan’s Nurislam Sanayev in the semifinals, he had guaranteed himself an Olympic gold. He was once behind 2-9 before winning a few points, pinching Sanayev, and mounting a valiant comeback to win the medal.

Men’s hockey: Bronze medal for the Indian hockey team

The Indian men’s hockey team hasn’t won an Olympic medal since winning gold in the 1980 Moscow Olympics, a 41-year drought. India battled back to defeat Germany 5-4 after falling down 3-1 at one point to win the bronze medal. After winning bronze medals in the 1968 and 1972 Olympics, this is their third bronze medal overall from the Olympics. India has won five medals overall at Tokyo 2020.

Men’s 65kg wrestling bronze medalist Bajrang Punia

In Tokyo 2020, wrestler Bajrang Punia became the third Indian debutant to take home a medal. In the men’s 65kg freestyle wrestling playoff, Bajrang Punia, a two-time Asian champion, prevailed over Kazakhstan’s Daulet Niyazbekov, a World Championships silver medalist, to win the bronze. India has now won six medals in the Tokyo Olympics, tying its record for most medals in a single Olympics.

Neeraj Chopra won the men’s javelin throw gold medal.

After Abhinav Bindra, Neeraj Chopra became the second individual Olympian from India when he won the men’s javelin throw gold medal in Tokyo 2020. It was the first track and field medal India has ever won at an Olympics. India won their best-ever total at a single Olympics with the seventh medal they earned in Tokyo 2020.

Neeraj Chopra won the gold medal with a throw of 87.58 metres.

Here are the other Indian medallists at the Tokyo Olympics:

Athlete Medal Event
Mirabai Chanu Silver Women’s 49kg weightlifting
Lovlina Borgohain Bronze Women’s welterweight boxing
PV Sindhu Bronze Women’s singles badminton
Ravi Kumar Dahiya Silver Men’s 57kg wrestling
Indian hockey team Bronze Men’s hockey
Bajrang Punia Bronze Men’s 65kg wrestling
Neeraj Chopra Gold Men’s javelin throw

 

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