The Men's Hockey Team ended the four decades drought when they clinched a bronze medal at the Tokyo Olympics. This achievement contributed majorly to their improvement in the World Rankings.
The 42-year-old, who was keenly following Olympics, claimed that the successful 2021 campaign in Tokyo (where India won 7 medals) could be the start of a new era in Indian sports.
The Rani Rampal-led side will now look to give their best to come back with a bronze.
Six of the eight competitors finished under 11 seconds as one of the most hotly anticipated events of the Tokyo Games lived up to its billing.
Indian paddler Sharath Kamal advanced into the next round after beating Portuguese Tiago Polonia 4-2.
India failed to win any medal on Day 2 of the mega event on Sunday.
US distance runner Paul Chelimo was one of the first to post about the cardboard beds at the Summer Games and had stated that they were built to avoid intimacy.
The summer games are set to commence from July 23 and culminate on August 8 and will be played behind closed doors owing to the COVID-19 risk.
The 30-year-old Arjuna awardee winner revealed how his father had a huge impact on his life and influenced him to become an athlete.
The organizers faced a major blow ahead of the Games after two South Africa footballers recently became the first participants to test positive for the virus.
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