Olympic gold medalist Neeraj Chopra on Wednesday thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his active support of the Indian athletes.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday hosted the Olympic-returned Indian athletes for breakfast at his residence. “It was a great honour to meet Hon’ble Prime Minister Narendra Modi at his residence,” Neeraj Chopra wrote on Twitter. “Thank you for your active support to Indian sports and athletes,” he added.
Apart from Chopra’s gold, India won two silver medals and four bronze medals at the Tokyo Olympics. The silver medals came from weightlifter Mirabai Chanu and wrestler Ravi Kumar Dahiya. The bronze medals were won by shuttler PV Sindhu, the men’s hockey team, boxer Lovlina Borgohain and wrestler Bajrang Punia. PM Modi, who had applauded the Indian athletes’ tremendous show during the 75th Independence Day celebration at the Red Fort on Sunday, was seen relishing ‘Churma,’ with Neeraj Chopra.