Yogi govt presents Rs 42 crore financial award to Olympians who made nation proud at Tokyo video games

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CM Adityanath lauded India’s best-ever present at an Olympic occasion and praised the athletes for delivering their finest for the nation regardless of the Covid pandemic.

The Yogi Adityanath authorities in Uttar Pradesh on Thursday gave away a sum of Rs 42 crore by means of felicitating the Olympians who did the nation proud on the recently-concluded Tokyo Video games.

Chief Minister Adityanath additionally handed an extra money reward of Rs 25 lakh every to 10 athletes from the state who participated in Tokyo Olympics.

Gold medallist javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra obtained Rs 2 crore, silver medallists wrestler Ravi Dahiya and lifter Mirabai Chanu obtained Rs 1.5 crore every, whereas three particular person bronze medallists — shuttler PV Sindhu, boxer Lovlina Borgohain and wrestler Bajrang Punia — got Rs 1 crore every.

All of the 19 members of the Indian males’s hockey that gained the bronze in Tokyo obtained Rs 1 crore every.

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The members of the ladies’s hockey workforce, which carried out exceptionally effectively to complete fourth in Tokyo, had been awarded Rs 50 lakh every and so was golfer Aditi Ashok, who narrowly missed out on a bronze medal.

Adityanath lauded India’s best-ever present at an Olympic occasion and praised the athletes for delivering their finest for the nation regardless of the Covid pandemic.

“We’re glad that our workforce produced its best-ever present at 2020 Tokyo Olympics. In 18 disciplines, India gained 7 medals and 10 athletes from UP additionally participated within the Tokyo Video games,” Adityanath stated.

The Chief Minister additionally listed the steps being taken by the state authorities to advertise sports activities in Uttar Pradesh.

He identified that 31 stadia have already been constructed within the state and a sports activities college is developing in Meerut which can be named after legendary hockey participant Main Dhyan Chand.

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