Neeraj Chopra To Get Rs 1cr From BCCI As Indian Cricket Board Announces Rewards For Tokyo Olympics Medalists

The BCCI on Saturday introduced money rewards for India’s medal winners on the Tokyo Olympics with Rs one crore reserved for Neeraj Chopra, who turned nation’s first monitor and discipline athlete to win a gold medal.

Javelin thrower Chopra secured India’s second particular person gold in Olympic historical past with a sensational efficiency.

In a tweet, BCCI secretary Jay Shah additionally introduced that Rs 50 lakh every might be given to silver medallists — Mirabai Chanu and Ravi Dahiya.

Mirabai Chanu received India’s first weightlifting medal on the Games and Ravi Dahiya turned solely the second wrestler from the nation to win a silver after Sushil Kumar (2012).

The bronze medallists — wrestler Bajrang Punia, boxer Lovlina Borgohain and shuttler P V Sindhu — will get Rs 25 lakh every.

The males’s hockey crew which received its first Olympic medal in 41 years will get Rs 1.25 crore.

Later within the day, IPL franchise Chennai Super Kings introduced a Rs one crore reward for Chopra.

“As a mark of appreciation and honour on his stellar achievement, CSK is awarding Rs. 1 Crore to Neeraj Chopra,” mentioned CSK in an announcement.

“CSK will be creating a special jersey with the number 8758 as a mark of respect to Neeraj Chopra,” it added.


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