Dr Shamsheer Vayalil, Chairman and Managing Director of VPS Healthcare, a Gulf-based Indian businessman on Monday introduced ₹1 crore money award to hockey goalkeeper PR Sreejesh
The goalies from Kerala emerged as one of many stars of the Indian males’s hockey staff’s historic bronze medal within the Tokyo Olympics as he performed a vital function in saving a penalty nook from Germany with final six seconds remaining within the sport.
“Goalkeeper PR Sreejesh performed a vital function in serving to the Indian hockey staff safe bronze on the Olympics. We acknowledge his contributions and are happy to announce a money reward of Rs. 1 crore for him”, stated Dr Shamsheer Vayalil, Chairman and Managing Director of VPS Healthcare, in a tweet.
The Indian hockey staff rewrote historical past within the Tokyo Olympics as it claimed an Olympic medal after 41 years, defeating a plucky Germany 5-4 to win the bronze in an edge- of-the-seat play-off match held on August 5.
Indian males’s hockey staff goalkeeper PR Sreejesh has now been hailed as ‘The Wall’ after his sensible effort within the final seconds of the match in opposition to Germany ensured India received a bronze medal on the Tokyo Olympics on Thursday.
Sreejesh saved the thirteenth penalty nook of Germany within the ultimate seconds of the bronze medal match as India defeated the Germans 5-4.
“It’s a rebirth. That’s it. It’s been 41 years. In 1980 we received the final medal and after that, nothing. Today once we received it, this offers a lift and provides power to the children to choose up hockey, play this sport,” Olympics.com quoted Sreejesh after the win.
“This is an exquisite sport. Now we’re giving a motive for them to choose up hockey, play the sport and make the nation extra proud than this,” the three-time Olympian pointed.
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