BCCI honored the gold medalist Neeraj Chopra together with Olympians ahead of IPL opening match between CSK and KKR.
Sourav Ganguly along with the BCCI Secretary Jay Shah honored gold medalist Neeraj Chopra with cash award including other Olympians.
- They assigned him a cheque of ₹1 crore and a ₹50 lakh award to Ravi Dahiya who won Silver medal in Tokyo Olympics.
- ₹1.25 crores to Indian Hockey Men’s Team for their achievement in Tokyo Olympic.
The BCCI also awarded other Olympic winners with a good amount and the full list is given below:
|S. NO.||Name||Medal Won||Amount (INR)|
|1||Neeraj Chopra||Gold||1 crore|
|2||PV Sindu||Bronze||25 lakh|
|3||Hockey Men’s Team||Bronze||1.25 crore|
|4||Mirabai Chanu||Silver||50 lakh|
|5||Ravi Dahiya||Silver||50 lakh|
|6||Lovlina Borgohain||Bronze||25 lakh|
|7||Bajrang Puniya||Bronze||25 lakh|