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Review Of Indian Sports 2021
The year 2021 began off with a lot of chaos and suspicion as to how the sporting universe could ever go back to routine but fast onwards almost 12 months afterward and something appear to be back to normal or whatever the nearest thing to regular can be now.
From Neeraj Chopra’s history-making gold medal to five prestigious golds at the Tokyo Paralympics, let’s take a look at how the year 2021 has totally redesigned the sporting stage in India.
1) Neeraj Chopra’s magnificent gold
On August 7, the javelin thrower finished India’s delay for a first Olympic medal in athletics and created history to be the second individual to win a gold medal in the Olympics. With an 87.58m long throw, Neeraj locked a top stage ending in Tokyo, which was also India’s first Olympic gold since Abhinav Bindra (Shooting) won gold at Beijing in 2008.
2) Team India’s 2-1 victory in Australia
Indian cricket team’s outstanding series triumph in Australia was one of the greatest moments out-of-doors of Olympic sports. India had been bowled all out for just mere 36 runs in the first Test. Many players in the team were injured. By the moment the fourth and last Test came around, India had to contain net bowlers to drive up the 11 players. In 32 years Indian team became the first team to beat Australia at The Gabba. A battle 2-1 series victory stays one of the high spots of the year.
3) Paralympian’s Record-breaking Medal Haul
In Tokyo, India also bested their most remarkable haul of citations at any Olympics with the Paralympians coming back home with five gold, eight silver, and six bronze for a count of 19. India discovers its icons hailing from every hub of the country. And the most prominent star of the Indian drive was conceivably the 20-year-old Avani Lekhara, who triumphed a gold and bronze. But there were countless others who have won the souls and hearts of fellow netizens with their unconquerable spirit.
4) Hockey Bronze Medal
India finished their Olympic hockey medal shortage with the men’s team triumphing the bronze medal at the Tokyo Olympic Games. India beat Germany 5-4 in a nail-biter. India, still the most prosperous Olympics hockey country last won a Gold medal at the Games in Moscow 1980. The women’s squad also reached close to unlocking their medal history in Tokyo. But they were defeated by Great Britain in the bronze medal play-off.
5) The 2020 Tokyo Olympics
India did remarkably great at the Tokyo Olympics as they fetched home some great medals. A lot was anticipated from what was the biggest ever chance sent by India for the Olympics Games but they surpassed those anticipations and got fulfillment to the nation. The Indian team carried home seven medals in all-out including a gold one. Mirabai Chanu prevailed a silver in the women’s 49kg weightlifting class, PV Sindhu bested bronze medal in badminton, Lovlina Borgohain won bronze in the women’s welterweight. Bajrang Punia won bronze in the men’s 65kg freestyle wrestling type. Ravi Kumar Dahiya bested a silver medal in the 57kg freestyle wrestling class.