Rajnath Singh felicitates Neeraj Chopra, renames Pune’s ASI stadium after Olympic gold medalist

Pune: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday felicitated Defence Forces personnel who took phase within the Tokyo Olympics, including Olympic gold medal winning javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra, at the Military Sports Institute (ASI) in Pune. Rajnath additionally re-named the ASI Stadium after Chopra, who bagged the country’s first gold in athletics at the marquee tournament and additionally became the utterly second particular particular person gold medalist for India after shooter Abhinav Bindra.

Chopra develop into once additionally command on the occasion. A shawl, which develop into once signed by the Olympians, develop into once additionally presented to the Defence Minister.

Among these, who were felicitated were Tarundeep Rai (Archery), Pravin Jadhav (Archery), Amit (Boxing), Manish Kaushik (Boxing), Satish Kumar (Boxing), CA Kuttappa (Boxing coach), Chotelal Yadav (Boxing coach), Deepak Punia (Wrestling), Arjun Lal Jat and Arvind Singh (Rowing), Vishnu Saravanan (Sailing) and Chopra. 

Contented to facilitate your complete Armed Forces personnel who participated within the Tokyo Olympics. My moral desires to them for a a hit profession ahead.

— Rajnath Singh (@rajnathsingh) August 27, 2021

Neeraj develop into once presented with a duplicate of javelin. 

Felicitated Subedar Neeraj Chopra at the Military Sports Institute in Pune at the moment time for his unbelievable performance at Tokyo Olympics. He made the country proud by winning the Olympics Gold Medal. Now, the ASI has renamed the Stadium after him. Wishing him success in his future endeavours.

— Rajnath Singh (@rajnathsingh) August 27, 2021

Rajnath asserted that his government would pause the entirety to promote sports. “To promote sports, we are in a position to pause no topic is well-known and we’re committed to that. And each and every player of the country is aware of about it. Our Top Minister is encouraging your complete Video games and the avid gamers,” Rajnath prompt newshounds.

“The government will give encouragement to each and every and each and every particular particular person from the sports community and the convey governments are additionally making moral contributions in facilitating avid gamers,” he added.

“I’m anticipating that second, when India will ranking a possibility to host the Olympic Video games,” talked about Rajnath whereas addressing the gathering.

Military Chief Current MM Naravane develop into once command on the occasion.

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