Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan is scheduled to felicitate Olympic hockey player Vivek Sagar at Minto Hall in Bhopal at 12.30 pm today... Yes, in fact, they are going to be given One crore rupees as Samman Nidhi. Let me tell you all that Vivek was part of the bronze medal-winning team at the Tokyo Olympics 2020. Let me tell you all that in the group matches of the team, he scored important goals as well as assisted well. He made it to the semifinals of the Tokyo Olympics 2020 with a stellar performance by the Indian hockey team.
After that, he showed good performance in the bronze medal match and won 4-3. Let me tell you that after 41 years, India has won a medal in hockey at the Olympic Games. Let me tell you that Madhya Pradesh's Vivek played a key role in helping the team reach the semi-finals by scoring against Argentina. Talking about Vivek, he hails from the Hoshangabad district of Madhya Pradesh. He was born in Shivnagar Chandaun village of Itarsi tehsil and his father Rohit Prasad Sagar is a teacher.
Vivek Sagar has represented the Indian team in international competitions like Four Nations Tournament, Commonwealth Games, Champions Trophy, Youth Olympics, New Zealand Test Series, Asian Games, and Azlan Shah Hockey Tournament in 2019, Australia Test Series, and Final Series Bhubaneswar in 2018. He was also part of the bronze medal-winning team at the Asiad 2018.