The suspect, a man in his 20s, later told police that he wanted to attack women who looked happy.
Five Indian players and the head coaches of both the men's and women's teams in Tokyo claimed the top honours across different categories.
While Rupinder quit "to make way for youngsters" and announced his decision by posting a statement on his Twitter page, Lakra's retirement was confirmed by Hockey India.
SAI also decided to allocate a one-time grant of Rs 6.87 lakh to the family of former Asian Games gold-medallist and Arjuna award winning late boxer Dingko Singh.
According to research consultancy firm YouGov Sport, Neeraj was the 'most mentioned' athlete globally on Instagram during the Tokyo Olympics by recording over 29 lakh mentions.
The Olympic gold medallist tweeted pictures of him and his parents on board a plane.
The Malayali swimmer, who has competed in two Olympics (2016, 2020) had joined the force in 2019.
"There was nothing wrong with Arshad Nadeem using my javelin to prepare, it is within rules and please do not use my name to push a dirty agenda," he added.
With less than a week to the start of the Paralympics, the Asahi Newspaper reported on Friday that a Tokyo hospital declined the organisers' request to take emergency cases from the Games.
Kerala has unfinished business in Japan because a tenth athlete from the State will soon embark on a medal hunt in Tokyo.