Neeraj Chopra, a name of pride for all Indians. Bagged Neeraj Chopra Gold Medal at Olympics 2020 Games, a historic moment that Indians awaited for decades. To win Gold must not be a cakewalk, here’s all you want to know eagerly about this unbelievably talented champion.
Neeraj Chopra Biography
A record holder of Javelin Throw from India started out as an athlete from a middle-class family of Haryana. He was born in the small town of Haryana, Panipat on 24 December 1997, and being inclined to sports at an early age he went all out to become an athlete. Today, at the age of 23, he has won Gold in the Olympics that in itself is a historic achievement for any athlete. Currently, he stands at the 4th spot in the world ranking of track and field. He has trained under the guidance of Uwe Hohn.
Neeraj Chopra Family Background
Neeraj Chopra is unmarried. His father’s name is Satish Kumar and his mother’s name is Saroj Devi. He studied at DAV College, Panipat. His performance in the Tokyo Olympics has been remarkable and inspired athletes worldwide.
Neeraj Chopra is the first-ever Indian athlete to win Gold in the world title in track and field U-20.
Neeraj Chopra Physique
His Height is 178 cm or 6 ft. and his weight is 86 kg.
Neeraj Chopra Gold Medal & Achievements
Neeraj Chopra won many awards for Javelin Throw at both the national and international levels. Here’s a list of his achievements before the Tokyo Olympics Gold medal:
- Gold at the National Junior Championship in 2021
- Silver Medal in National Youth Championship 2013
- Silver Medal in Asian Junior Championship 2017
- Gold Medal in Assign Athletics Championship 2017
- Gold Medal in Asian Games 2018
- Nominated for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award (Now, Major Dhyan chand Khel Ratna Award)
- Won Arjuna Award in 2018
- Set a new record of longest Javelin throw of 88.1 meters at Tokyo Olympics 2020 games
- Neeraj Chopra’s net worth is 1 to 5 million
Neeraj Chopra has become a role model for young India and they aspire to make our nation proud in sports again. At this Tokyo Olympics we got a precious diamond of Sports that will be cherished for generations to come.