Tokyo Olympics Champions shine at The Ashok Hotel, New Delhi

The Tokyo Olympics medallists and other athletes who represented India at the Tokyo Olympics 2020 were hosted by The Ashok Hotel, New Delhi, a flagship property under India Tourism Development Corporation Ltd (ITDC), a public sector undertaking under the aegis of the Ministry of Tourism.

The Tokyo Olympics medallists  were hosted by The Ashok Hotel, New Delhi
The Tokyo Olympics medallists and other athletes who represented India at the Tokyo Olympics 2020 were hosted by The Ashok Hotel, New Delhi

Wrapped in the tri-colour, the hotel buzzed with enthusiasm as it welcomed the Tokyo Olympics gold-medal winner Neeraj Chopra followed by PV Sindhu, Mirabai Chanu, Ravi Kumar Dahiya, Lovlina Borgohain, Bajrang Punia, India men’s hockey team, and the rest of the contingent.

Ensuring the best in class hospitality, the Chefs served specially curated cuisine offering the taste of locale. The famous Churma, a well-known delicacy of Haryana was served to Neeraj celebrating his historic win. The highlight of the menu was in-house culinary innovation, Dal Raisina made from whole black lentils (Urad Dal) and tomato puree flavoured with saffron, followed by rabri & jalebi.  

GKV Rao, Chairman & Managing Director (ITDC)
GKV Rao, Chairman & Managing Director (ITDC)

Sharing his delight about hosting the Indian contingent, GKV Rao, Chairman & Managing Director (ITDC) said, “The Indian Contingent of Tokyo Olympic 2020 is a source of inspiration for all of us, the joy and cheer that they have given us is unparalleled. “

India started its campaign with a Silver medal from weightlifter Mirabai Chanu and they ended the campaign with a historic gold medal when Neeraj Chopra won the Men’s Javelin gold. We are humbled to be part of this momentous occasion & look forward to more such opportunities.” 

Taking about his experience, Chef Arvind Rai, Executive Chef, The Ashok Hotel said, “We are honoured to have an opportunity to host the champions of the Tokyo Olympics.”

The Olympians were felicitated by the hotel during the grand ceremony which was organised by the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) and was attended by Shri. Anurag Thakur, Union Minister Of Sports & Youth Affairs GOI, Shri Nisith Pramanik, Minister of State, Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports GOI, and other key dignitaries.

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