The Olympic game is also known as the modern Olympic game. The founder of the modern Olympic game is “Pierre de Coubertin” in 1894. Every four years the Olympics Game are confined. Four years are divided into two years where summer and winter Olympics games are scheduled. The Olympic game is a very peculiar game. In the 20th and 21st centuries, several changes were done by committees. These changes are paralympic games for disabled athletes, the winter Olympics was for snow and ice sports, and the youth Olympic game for age 14-18. All countries played amazing and took a number of medals. China, USA, Japan, and India. Many players create a history of India at Tokyo Olympics 2020.
Tokyo Olympics 2020
Olympics 2020 held in “Tokyo”, Japan which started on 23 July to 8 August.
There are 206 countries that participated and 11,656 athletics selected for Tokyo Olympic 2020. The slogan of the Tokyo Olympics is “United For Emotion”. 339 events are scheduled where 33 sports are performed in 50 disciplines. Tokyo Olympics 2020 inaugurated by “Emperor Naruhito”.
Tokyo Olympics 2021 sports list
There are a number of sports that were played in the Tokyo Olympic 2020. Here is a list of games given below:
- BMX racing
- BMX freestyle
- Canoe flatwater
- Canoe Slalom
- Marathon swimming
- Modern pentathlon
- Mountain bike
- Rhythmic gymnastic
- Road cycling
- Sport climbing
- Table tennis
- Track cycling
- Javelin throw
Tokyo Olympics 2020 date
Due to covid-19, many things were changed frequently. The original date was Tokyo Olympics 2020, 24 July to 9 August 2020. At that time many countries were suffering from covid-19 and want to quit from Tokyo Olympics games 2020. Looking at all these scenarios voice presidents of IOC announced the new date of Tokyo Olympic 2020 that is 23 July to 8 August 2021. The prime minister of Japan, Shinzo Abe support the committee decision.
Indian athletes in Olympics 2020
India has performed in every Olympic game since 1920. India performs very well and creates a history to achieve medals at Tokyo Olympics 2020. The flag bearer for the opening is Marry Com and Manpreet Singh and the closing is Bajrang Punia. Let the brief performance of India at Tokyo Olympics 2020.
Neeraj Chopra creates a new era by obtaining an individual first-ever gold medal in Men’s javelin throw and the nation’s second gold medal since 2008. Saikhom Mirabai Chanu won India’s first silver medal in women’s weightlifting. P.V. Sindhu was the first Indian female who won consecutive medals in badminton in the Olympics game. After 20 years men’s hockey team won the bronze medal, Ravi Dahiya won a silver medal in wrestling, Bajrang Punia won the bronze medal in wrestling, Aditi Ashok got four places, and the women’s national hockey team perform amazing since 1980 at Tokyo Olympics 2020.
Tokyo Olympics 2020 Indian players
All countries got a different position in the medal table at Tokyo Olympics 2020. The USA got 1st position with a total of 113 medals, China got 2nd position with a total of 88 medals, Japan got 3rd position with a total of 58 medals and India got 4th position with a total of 7 medals.
After a long time, India captured 4th position and all players did very bravely among the world’s best performers. Look at all winners of the Tokyo Olympics 2020 and their achievements and performance of India at Tokyo Olympics 2020.
Everyone talking about Neeraj Chopra after creating history on 7 August 2021became the first from India who won the gold medal in track and field at the Tokyo Olympic 2020. Neeraj Chopra was born on 24 December 1997 at Panipat, Haryana. Neeraj Chopra won the gold medal in Commonwealth 2018 and Asian Games 2018, South Asian Games, Asian Junior Championship. He secured the world’s 2nd ranking in men’s Javelin throw. Neeraj Chopra was called “Golden Boy” after achieving his goal.
Saikhom Mirabai Chanu
Mirabai Chanu born in 8 August 1994 in manipur. She is a weightlifter and won a silver medal in the women’s 49 categories. Tokyo Olympics 2020. She also won the Commonwealth Games and world championship. The government of India awarded her by “Padma Shri”. She was also awarded by Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award by the GOI 2018. Her biggest achievement was when she won a Gold medal in the world weightlifting championship, held in California. She lifts 202kg and won the silver medal. She is the first Indian athletics to a won a silver medal and the second female after Karnam Malleswari. Mirabai Chanu honored the all truck driver who gave free lift her practice time.
Pusarala Venkat Sindhu was born on 5 July 1995 in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh. She won multiple tournaments including Tokyo Olympics 2020. She is the first Indian to win the badminton world champion. She was honored with Padma Bhusan, Padma Shri, Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna, and Arjun awards. She was appointed brand ambassador of Bridgestone India. Andhra Pradesh honored her with the Deputy Collector post. Statement of P.V.Sindhu was Professional coaching is essential for sportswomen if India gets a better result in the International. Tamilnadu government announced free fuel to Golden Boy Neeraj Chopra and P.V. Sindhu.
Bajrang Punia was born on 26 February 1994 in Haryana. He is an Indian freestyle wrestler with a 65 weight category. By defeating Kazakistan’s Niyazebekov he got a bronze medal at Tokyo Olympics 2020. He is the only Indian wrestler who wins 3 medals in the world wrestling championship. He married Sangeeta Phogat who also is a wrestler. He won multiple medals in Asian Games, Commonwealth Games, Asian Championship, Commonwealth Championship. He was awarded the Arjuna award, Padma Shri, Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award, and FICCI Indian sports award.
Ravi Kumar Dahiya
Ravi Kumar Dahiya is a freestyle Indian wrestler who was born on 12 December 1997 in Haryana. He won a silver medal in 57 categories Tokyo Olympics 2020. He also won a bronze medal in the world championship 2019 and the Asian championship. He was started his training age of 10 years under Satpal Singh. He was daily moved from his village to North Delhi. He was ranked 5th in the Asian Championship 2019. The Government Of India and IOC announces giving 50 lakh rupees. Haryana Government giving 4 crore rupees and BCCI giving 40 lakh rupees.
Lovlina Borgohain is an Indian Boxer who was born on 2nd October 1997 in Asam. she won a bronze medal in Tokyo Olympics 2020. She also won AIBA women’s boxing championship in 2018 & 2019. 1st India Open International tournament that was held in Delhi, she won Gold Medal and silver medal in 2nd India Open International tournament held in Guwahati. She is the first athlete and second boxer and 6th person to receive Arjuna Award from Asam state. After giving the bronze medal in Tokyo Olympics 2020, BCCI giving 25 Lakh rupees, BYJU’S 1 Crore, 50 Lakh Government Of Asam, Government Of India 30 Lakh, Assam Pradesh Congress Committee 3 Lakh rupees.
Indian men’s hockey team
After a long time or we can say after the gap of 41 years Indian men’s hockey team enchant all of us. This is memorable for all Indians. Indian men’s hockey team won the bronze medal after defeating Germany at Tokyo Olympics 2020. Indian men’s hockey team leads by Manpreet Singh and coached by Australian Graham Reid. In the history of the Olympics, it is the third medal. Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweets “Historic!” and congratulate all team member of Indian men’s hockey team.
Upcoming Olympics Games
- Beijing 2022
- Paris 2024
- Milano Cortina 2026
- LA 2028
- Brisbane 2032
“The final word increase ranking in the medal table India at Tokyo Olympics 2020. All players give amazing and wonderful performance it will be new changes and better improvement for next international games.”