Tokyo Olympics 2020: Who is Neeraj Chopra?

Newark Chopra is the first Indian Athlete to win the Gold medal. Today 7th August 2021 Neeraj Chopra's name will be written in golden letters as he has made his country proud today. Neeraj Chopra has won the gold medal for his country in the javelin throw event at the Tokyo Olympics 2020. At the age of just 23, he has achieved a great position.

Neeraj Chopra threw his first throw for 87.03 meters and he threw even better in his second attempt and threw up to 87.58 meters, which became a record in itself. Neeraj Chopra is the only player after Abhinav Bindra who has won the gold medal while playing in individual events. The whole country is immersed in celebration at this time.

Prime Minister Mr Narendra Modi himself spoke to Neeraj Chopra and he congratulated him on his victory. All the famous personalities of the country have congratulated Neeraj Chopra for his victory and he is being appreciated on all social media platforms. Let us provide you with some information about Neeraj Chopra and his achievements today.

Neeraj Chopra was born on December 24, 1997, in Khandara Village, a small village in Panipat (Haryana). His father's name is Satish Kumar Chopra who is a farmer by profession and his mother's name is Saroj Devi who is a housewife by profession.

Neeraj Chopra Achievements

  • Tokyo Olympics 2020 - Gold Medal
  • Word Junior Championships (2016) - Gold Medal
  • South Asian Games (2016) - Gold Medal
  • Asian Championships (2017) - Gold Medal
  • Asian Championships (2017) - Gold Medal
  • Commonwealth Games (2018) - Gold Medal
  • Asian Games (2018) - Gold Medal

Neeraj Chopra has dedicated his medal to the former Indian athlete Milkha Singh, who died a few days ago due to Covid 19 infection as Milkha Singh always used to say in his interviews that before saying goodbye to the world, he just wants to see when India will get the gold medal in athletics. Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has announced to give 6 crore cash price, A-class job in Haryana government and HSVP plot to Neeraj Chopra.