Tokyo Olympics 2020, Indian Medallists Arrive Neeraj Chopra, India’s first athletics gold medallist, bronze medallists Bajrang Punia, Lovlina Borgohain and Indian men’s hockey team and fourth place finishers Indian women’s hockey team are all set to land in New Delhi from Tokyo on Monday.
The Olympians are expected to receive a grand welcome back home after their noteworthy performances in the Olympics.
The athletes are to get a welcome at the airport after which all medal winners are to be felicitated by Sports Minister Anurag Thakur at the Ashoka Hotel at 6.30pm.
The New Delhi Indira Gandhi International Airport has beefed up security as hundreds are expected to be there to welcome back the heroes of the country. A team comprising senior police officials under the Airport Police station took around for checking of Terminal-2 and Terminal-3 where a flight carrying Indian athletes will land anytime between 3 p.m. and 4 p.m., according to the Airport Authority.