PR Sreejesh Photo: twitter| PR Sreejesh
Kochi: Olympic bronze medal-winning hockey player PR Sreejesh arrived in Kerala on Tuesday. Hundreds of youngsters were crowded at Kochi International Airport to offer a warm welcome to the player.
V Abdurahiman, minister for sports and representatives from State Sports Council, Olympic Association and Hockey Association were present at the airport. Sreejesh's family also arrived at the airport to receive him.
A group of eminent personalities from various sectors accompanied Sreejesh to his home town in Kizhakkambalam. He travelled in an open jeep receiving a warm welcome from the public.
Indian men's hockey team rewrote history and claimed an Olympic medal after 41 years, beating Germany 5-4 to claim the bronze in an edge-of-the-seat play-off match held on last Thursday.