Abu Dhabi: The Indian men’s hockey team won an Olympic medal for the first time in 41 years by defeating Germany. Sreejesh, the Malayali goalkeeper, made some incredible saves that helped India win. Dr Shamsheer Vayalil, Chairman of Abu Dhabi-based VPS Healthcare, announced a cash award of Rs 1 crore to the talented Sreejesh.
Goalkeeper PR Sreejesh played a crucial role in helping the Indian hockey team secure bronze at the Olympics. We acknowledge his contributions and are pleased to announce a cash reward of Rs. 1 crore for him. @16Sreejesh pic.twitter.com/etJ63VmDwu
— Dr. Shamsheer Vayalil (@drshamsheervp) August 9, 2021
In the bronze medal match, India defeated Germany 5-4. This is India’s first hockey medal since winning gold at the 1980 Moscow Olympics. The Indian hockey team performed admirably in this year’s Olympics.