The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Saturday decided to celebrate India's most successful campaign at the Olympics by announcing cash prizes for all medal winners at the Tokyo Games.
Rijiju said Ravi has made India proud by winning the silver medal in the quadrennial event. "Ravi Kumar Dahiya, you are Indian hero! You have made India proud by winning Olympic Silver medal !!"
Ravi might have equalled the scoreboard at 2-2 but Uguev showing off his immense power again took the lead as the Indian wrestler trailed 4-2 after the conclusion of the first period.
Taylor defeated Punia and will now contest for either silver or gold on Thursday. Punia was nowhere in the contest and Taylor made lightwork of the match, and he easily wrapped up the game.
Meanwhile fighting on Mat C Deepak Punia edged China's Zushen Lin by 6-3 in a very closely contested match here at the Makuhari Messe Hall A on Wednesday.
he 23-year-old Indian drew the first blood by snatching two points but Colombian Oscar Eduardo soon stormed back and levelled the match by 2-2. In the last moments of the first half, Indian gained a one-point lead going into the second essay.
Ace India grapplers Bajrang Punia and Ravi Dahiya have won gold at the Rome Ranking Series. Bajrang beat American Jordan Oliver 4-3 in the final, while, Dahiya, fighting in 61 kg instead of his usual 57 kg category, also bagged the yellow metal after beating Kazakhstan's Nurbolat Abdualiyev 6-0.