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Tokyo Games: JOY and AGONY

By Rediff Sports
August 14, 2021 11:26 IST
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The Tokyo Olympics produced many, many, many emotional moments for the athletes and their coaches...

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IMAGE: Neeraj Chopra celebrates winning Gold in the Javelin competition, ending India's 125-year wait for a track and field Olympic medal.
Photograph: Kai Pfaffenbach/Reuters

IMAGE: Goalkeeper Parattu Raveendran Sreejesh celebrates with his team-mates after Team India won the Bronze medal -- India's first Olympic hockey medal in 41 years!
Photograph: Julian Finney/Getty Images

IMAGE: P V Sindhu reacts after winning the Quarterfinal against Team Japan's Akane Yamaguchi.
Photograph: Hamad I Mohammed/Reuters

IMAGE: Team India's Navneet Kaur, Nisha, Salima Tete and Vandana Katariya deplore their loss in the Bronze medal match against Team Great Britain.
Photograph: Clive Mason/Getty Images

IMAGE: Team Germany's Leonie Ebert celebrates after defeating Team United States's Jacqueline Dubrovich in the women's Individual Foil first round.
Photograph: Matthias Hangst/Getty Images

IMAGE: Team South Korea's Je Deok Kim, right, is joyous after winning Gold in the Team competition.
Photograph: Justin Setterfield/Getty Images

IMAGE: Team Spain's David Valero Serrano cries after winning Bronze in the men's Cross-Country competition.
Photograph: Michael Steele/Getty Images

IMAGE: Team Japan's Mima Ito, left, and Jun Mizutani win mixed doubles Gold.
Photograph: Steph Chambers/Getty Images

IMAGE: Team Japan's Miku Tashiro is upset after she lost to Team Poland's Agata Ozdoba-Blach during the judo 63kg elimination round.
Photograph: Harry How/Getty Images

IMAGE: Team Brazil's Italo Ferreira wins Gold in the surfing Final against Team Japan's Kanoa Igarashi.
Photograph: Ryan Pierse/Getty Images

IMAGE: Team Japan's Manager Reika Utsugi rushes to hug Yukiko Ueno after defeating Team United States 2-0 in the softball Gold medal game.
Photograph: Yuichi Masuda/Getty Images

IMAGE: An upset Team Great Britain's Marcus Ellis after Lauren Smith and he lost the mixed doubles Quarterfinal to Team Hong Kong's China Tang Chun Man and Tse Ying Suet.
Photograph: Lintao Zhang/Getty Images

IMAGE: Bingjie Li reacts after Team China won Gold in the women's 4 x 200m freestyle relay Final.
Photograph: Al Bello/Getty Images

IMAGE: Team China's Chen Meng reacts during the singles Final.
Photograph: David Ramos/Getty Images

IMAGE: Team Great Britain's Ellen White (obscured) celebrates with team-mates after scoring the second goal in the Quarter Final.
Photograph: Atsushi Tomura/Getty Images

IMAGE: Team Netherlands's Kiran Badloe celebrates winning Gold in the RS:X windsurfing class.
Photograph: Clive Mason/Getty Images

IMAGE: Team Germany's Annika Schleu looks upset after her run in the riding show jumping competition in the Modern Pentathlon.
Photograph: Dan Mullan/Getty Images

IMAGE: A dejected Team Sweden after defeat in the penalty shoot-out with Team Canada in the football Final.
Photograph: Atsushi Tomura/Getty Images

IMAGE: Team United States basketball star Sue Bird kisses American football star Megan Rapinoe -- they have been engaged since October 2020 -- after the US defeated Japan in the basketball Final.
Photograph: Kevin C Cox/Getty Images

IMAGE: Team United States's Brittney Griner reacts after falling against Team Japan during the basketball Final.
Photograph: Gregory Shamus/Getty Images

Photographs curated by Manisha Kotian/Rediff.com
Feature Presentation: Rajesh Alva/Rediff.com

 

 
 
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