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Updated on: Monday, August 16, 2021, 12:29 PM IST

In Pics: PM Modi meets Indian Tokyo Olympics contingent over breakfast

PM Modi with Neeraj Chopra | Photo Credit: narendramodi.in

PM Modi with Neeraj Chopra | Photo Credit: narendramodi.in

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday met the Indian Tokyo Olympics contingent at his official residence in Delhi. According to news agency ANI, PM Modi hosted the Olympics contingent for breakfast today.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday extolled the country's athletes for achieving spectacular Olympic success, saying their tremendous show has inspired the youth of the country.

The Indian contingent produced its best ever result at the Tokyo Games, winning seven medals, including a historic gold in track and field through javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra.

Athletes of the Indian contingent who had participated in the Tokyo Games, including javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra, India's first-ever Gold Medallist in track and field, Mirabai Chanu along with officials of the Sports Authority of India (SAI), were among those present at the Red Fort on the occasion of the 75th Independence Day.

Here are the pictures from the event:

PM Modi with Neeraj Chopra | Photo Credit: narendramodi.in

PM Modi with Neeraj Chopra | Photo Credit: narendramodi.in

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PM Modi interacts with the Indian wrestling team that went to the Olympics. | Photo Credit: narendramodi.in

Men's hockey team gives PM Modi with autographed hockey stick. | Photo Credit: narendramodi.in

PV Sindhu and PM Modi with her medals | Photo Credit: narendramodi.in

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PV Sindhu with PM Modi | Photo Credit: narendramodi.in

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Published on: Monday, August 16, 2021, 12:30 PM IST
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