The JSW Group has announced awards of more than Rs. 25 Million for all the coaches and India’s medal winners at Tokyo Olympics this year. India brought home its highest medal tally from the Olympics this year, after an exceptional performance over the Games.
The JSW Group will give the awards as a goodwill gesture to all India’s medal winners at Tokyo Olympics and their coaches. Mr Parth Jindal, Founder of Inspire Institute of Sport and JSW Sports said, “These Indian athletes created history for India at Tokyo Olympics 2020 in more ways than one. JSW Group acknowledges the contribution of each of these athletes and their coaches in ensuring the Indian flag was flying high at Tokyo.“
He hopes that this is the tipping point for India, and it will better its performance at the 2024 Paris Olympics. The cash awards announced by JSW Group will be awarded to the Athletes in September 2021 at a ceremony to be scheduled at Inspire Institute of Sport.
Awards for India’s Medal Winners at Tokyo Olympics and their Coaches
India’s gold medallist in athletics, Neeraj Chopra will be awarded a Rs. 1 crore cash prize for his exceptional performance at the Tokyo Olympics. His coach Klaus Bartonietz and Physiotherapist Ishaan Marwaha will be awarded Rs 10 lakhs each.
The Silver medal winners Ravi Kumar Dahiya and Mirabai Chanu will each receive Rs. 20 lakh, while their coaches Satpal Singh and Vijay Sharma will receive Rs. 5 lakh each for their efforts.
Bajrang Punia, PV Sindhu and Lovlina Borgohain, all bronze medal winners from the Tokyo Olympics will be awarded Rs. 15 lakh each. Bajrang’s coach Emzarios Bentinidis and Physiotherapist Manish Chetri, Sindhu’s Coach Park Tae-Sang and Borgohain’s coaches Raffaele Bergamasco and Sandhya Gurung will also receive Rs. 5 lakh each as awards.
Finally the men’s hockey team who created history at the Olympics, along with their head coach Graham Reid, head physiotherapist and assistant coach will receive 2 lakh each in cash grants for their fantastic performance at the Tokyo Olympics .