The year 2021 has been quite historic for India in terms of sports. Even after the arrival of the Kovid-19 epidemic, this year India waved its flag in front of the whole world in the world of sports.
Published: December 29, 2021 04:37:25 pm
The year 2021 has been quite historic for India in terms of sports. Even after the arrival of the Kovid-19 epidemic, this year India waved its flag in front of the whole world in the world of sports. This year the best and special moment for India became Olympics and Paralympics where India raised its flag in front of the whole world. Some wonderful moments of the game on the global stage were enjoyed by the whole world including India. Neeraj Chopra’s golden throw was also included in these moments, and the Indian hockey team’s historic capture of the bronze medal was also involved. Today we will tell you those moments of sports in the year 2021 which made the whole country proud.
Neeraj Chopra’s golden throw
Neeraj Chopra created history in the game for India this year and got the biggest success. 23-year-old India’s store javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra won the gold medal this time in Tokyo Olympics 2020. Neeraj threw his first throw of 87.03 meters and second throw of 87.58 meters in the final. Neeraj’s second throw ensured India’s gold medal in the Olympics. Neeraj is the first Indian player in Olympic history to win a gold medal in track and glides.
India’s star badminton player PV Sindhu, also creating history in the Olympics, won the medal in the second consecutive Olympics after Rio. Sindhu won the silver medal in the Rio Olympics in the year 2016, while this time she won the bronze medal in the Tokyo Olympics 2020.
This year has also been a great year for the Indian men’s hockey team. The Indian men’s hockey team created history by winning a medal in the Olympics after 1980. India had captured the medal in the 1980 Moscow Olympics, the year before the Tokyo Olympics 2020. For the bronze medal, the Indian team ended a 41-year medal drought by defeating Germany 5-4.
India’s star weightlifter Mirabai Chanu won the silver medal by creating history in the 49kg category at the Tokyo Olympics this year. He lifted 86 kg in snatch and 119 kg in clean and jerk for the silver medal.
India’s best performance in Olympics
Tokyo Olympics was the best Olympics for India so far, this time India did its best in the Olympics and won a total of seven medals. This is India’s best performance in any Olympics so far. Prior to this, India had won a total of 6 medals in the 2012 London Olympics.
After the Tokyo Olympics, India dominated the Paralympics as well. This time in the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics, India won a total of 19 medals, which was the best performance from India’s point of view. Para shooter Avani Lekhara became the first Indian woman to win a Paralympic gold and when she won a bronze medal, she became the first Indian woman to win two Paralympic medals.
Kidambi Srikanth creates history in BWF World Championship In the BWF World Championships, India’s star badminton player Kidambi Srikanth created history by winning the silver medal for the first time for India. Earlier, India had won two bronze medals in this championship. But this time Srikanth, who reached the final of this championship, made the country proud by winning the silver medal.
Source: Patrika : India's Leading Hindi News Portal by www.patrika.com.
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