Department Of Sports : Achievements 2021

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In 2021, the Ministry of Sports delivered commendable performances by India at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and thrived at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.

Key Highlights of the Sports Department of the Year 2021 is as follows:

Commendable performances by India at the Tokyo Olympics, 2020:

India has won a total of 7 medals at the 2020 Olympics, which is India’s highest number of medals in any Olympics, including 1 gold, 2 silver, and 4 bronze.

Mira Bai Chanu, won the silver medal in weightlifting 49 kg on 24/07/2021, this is the second medal ever won in weightlifting at the Olympic Games. India’s stunning performance at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games:

A record number of 54 para-para athletes participated in 9 different sports. India won 19 medals at the Tokyo Paralympic Games.

As far as Tokyo, India has only won a total of 12 medals at all the previous Paralympic Games. It is also the highest-ranking (24th) that India has on the Paralympic medal table.

The best precedent is the 25th, going back to 1972.  National Sports Awards: 4,444 National Sports Awards are awarded annually to recognize and reward outstanding achievements in sports.

This year, Indian President Shri Ram Nath Kovind presented the award to 72 outstanding athletes/trainers at a ceremony held at Rashtrapati Bhavan on 13/11/2021.

A Function, chaired by MYAS Minister Shri Anurag Thakur, is to be held in New Delhi on 1 November 2021, to meet and honor the winners of the National Sports Awards, 2020.  Fit India School Week:

Union Sports Minister concludes 2nd Edition of “Fit India School Week” on January 27, 2021. To celebrate the “Fit India Week” program Fit India School Day,” students from Kendriya Vidalaya2, Naval Base, Kochi performed Suraya Namaska, hand-holding exercises, aerobics, dance, and online improvisation.

This program is designed to encourage children to incorporate physical activity and sport into their daily routine. Honoring sports heroes:

To honor the sports heroes of the country, the Ministry of Sports decided on 17.172021 to name all sports facilities that are about to be modernized to the Sports Authority of India (SAl) ), according to famous athletes who have contributed to the sport in India.

State Bank of India contributed Rs 5 crores to the National Sports Development Fund (NSDF) on 18/01/2021, with the main aim of meeting the needs and demands of elite athletes is supported under the Target Olympic Podium Program (TOPS).

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