Tokyo Olympic Games
Chopra won the championship after throwing the longest throw - 87.58 metres- of the event in just his second attempt, which no other contender could beat before the end of the competition.
Russia has been dominant in the sports for decades. It has won gold medals in both the group and individual competitions in every Olympics since 2000, but the winning streak ended this year.
The silver medal is also the best result for hosts Japan, whose previous best, fifth placing, came at the 1976 Montreal in Canada.
To commemorate this special and historic feat, on behalf of the fans Chennai Super Kings Cricket Ltd., India's much loved and celebrated sports team and Lieutenant Colonel MS Dhoni extend their wishes to Neeraj Chopra
Kipchoge, running in his fourth Olympics, clocked a time faster than his 2016 Rio Olympic Games gold-winning performance.
The 23-year-old son of a farmer, produced a second round throw of 87.58m in the Javelin finals to end India's 100-year wait for a track and field medal in the Olympics
The 23-year-old Bengalurean ended two strokes off the pace with a total of 15-under 269. It was a heartbreaking end to Aditi's campaign considering she started the day at 2nd.
Bajrang defeated Iran's Morteza Ghiasi Cheka by pinning him down to the mat (victory by fall) in the 1/4 Final.
Having made it to the bronze-medal match, the Rani Rampal-led side rallied from a 0-2 deficit to lead the Game at 3-2.
The number two seed Indian started the match very aggressively but Kyrgyzstan's grappler defended well with his upper body strength.
Uguev dominated the match and didn't give any chance to the Indian grappler to come out with flying colours as India lost the chance to win its first gold medal in wrestling.
Speaking after the bronze-medal match, the former Australian Olympian attributed the team’s success to the hard work put in by everyone in the last one and half year.
Kaladzinskaya here at Makuhari Messe Hall A Mat B on Thursday. Vanesa Kaladzinskaya won against the 26-year-old Indian by pinning her on the mat (victory by fall).
PR Sreejesh was a picture of poise and composure. He thwarted the Germans and kicked the ball out of the German’s reach sending the team into jubilations.
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