Olympic and Paralympic Heroes: The players, who raised India’s honor by winning medals in the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games, have come on a stage before 26 January and sang the national anthem. This is an initiative of International Institute of Sports Management (IISM), in which a video has been made with all these athletes and para athletes. In this, the national anthem of India is shown after the achievement of all these players. IISM has shared this on its social media platform before 26 January. Its purpose is to increase awareness about sports among the people.
These athletes sang the national anthem
The National Anthem was sung by athletes Neeraj Chopra, Ravi Kumar Dahiya, Mirabai Chanu, PR Sreejesh, Lovlina Boroghan, Sumit Antil, Manish Narwal, Pramod Bhagat, Krishna Nagar, Bhavna Patel, Nishad Kumar, Yogesh Kathunia, Devendra Jhajharia, Praveen Kumar, Suhas Yathiraj, Sharad Kumar, Harvinder Singh and Manok Sarkar have sung together. All of them had illuminated the name of India in these games held in Tokyo.
Watch the video of the national anthem here
What did Neeraj Chopra say about this?
Neeraj Chopra, a javelin thrower who won a gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics, said, “As a soldier, when you hear our national anthem on foreign soil, it is a matter of pride. People also give us respect. It is a matter of pride for all of us.” Neeraj has also shared this video of the national anthem on his Twitter account. Till now millions of people have seen it. IISM also made a video in the year 2016, in which many players including Sachin Tendulkar, Sunil Gavaskar, Sania Mirza, Mahesh Bhupathi sang the national anthem.
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