Neeraj Chopra Biography, Record, Medal, Olympic career – Javelin throw created history in Tokyo Olympics –
Neeraj Chopra was born on 24 December 1997 in Khandra, a small village in Panipat, Haryana state. His father’s name is K Satish Kumar, who is a small farmer by profession, and his mother Saroj Devi is a housewife.
Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra did his early studies from Haryana. After completing his early studies, Neeraj Chopra joined a BBA college in Chandigarh, from where he did his graduation.
Representing India in the 2021 Tokyo Olympics, Neeraj Chopra won the gold in the athlete by throwing a javelin of 87.58 meters, becoming the second player from India to win the gold for India in the athlete. Neeraj has been conferred with Arjuna Award by the President of India Ram Nath Kovind in Athlete.
Neeraj Chopra Biography
|Birth||24th December 1997|
|Height||5 feet 11 inches|
|Family||parents : father : Satish Kumar
Mother : Saroj devi
|Profession||Sportsperson (Javelin Throw)
Junior Commissioned Officer at the Rajputana Rifles
Vishisht Seva Medal
Olympics Gold medal
|Javelin Thrower||Jan Zelezny|
|Singer(s)||Rajender Kharkia and KD|
|Film||Rocky series, Laal Rang (2016)|
|Actor||Akshay Kumar, Randeep Hooda|
|Virtual Game(s)||Javelin Master 2, Brothers in Arms, and Asphaltate|
Obesity became India’s red today
Neeraj’s family says that Neeraj was very fat in his childhood, due to which his friends and other children used to make fun of him, due to being very fat at a young age, it was a fear of trouble for his family, so he At the behest of the family, his uncle started taking Neeraj to the stadium to run from the age of 13.
While going to the stadium, he saw other players throwing spears there, due to which Neeraj’s attention turned towards throwing the spear. After this, he started making his career in this field. Due to Neeraj’s hard work and diligence, Neeraj Chopra got to go to the Tokyo Olympics concluded in 2021,
unknown to all Indian people, Neeraj Chopra gave his brilliant performance in Tokyo and set a new record by throwing a javelin of 87.58 meters in the athlete.
He hit the javelin on gold and won the gold medal for India. Before winning the gold, all the Indian people were unaware of this player, now Neeraj Chopra has become more popular than many film stars, raising the name of India.
Neeraj Chopra Medals Won List
|Year||Event||Medal||Throw in Metres (m)|
|2016||South Asian Games||Gold||82.23 m|
|2016||Asian Junior Championships||Silver||77.60 m|
|2016||World U20 Championships||Gold||86.48 m|
|2017||Asian Grand Prix Series||Silver||82.11 m|
|2017||Asian Grand Prix Series||Silver||83.32 m|
|2017||Asian Grand Prix Series||Bronze||79.90 m|
|2017||Asian Championships||Gold||85.23 m|
|2018||Offenburg Speerwurf Meeting||Silver||82.80 m|
|2018||Commonwealth Games||Gold||86.47 m|
|2018||Sotteville Athletics Meet||Gold||85.17 m|
|2018||Savo Games||Gold||85.69 m|
|2018||Asian Games||Gold||88.06 m|
|2020||Athletics Central North West League Meet (qualification for Olympics)||Gold||87.86 m|
|2021||Meeting Cidade de Lisboa||Gold||83.18 m|
|2021||Folksam Grand Prix||Gold||80.96 m|
|2021||Kuortane Games||Bronze||86.79 m|
|2021||Olympic Games||Gold||87.58 m|
|2022||Paavo Nurmi Games||Silver||89.30 m|
|2022||Kuortane Games||Gold||86.69 m|
|2022||World Athletics Championships||Silver||88.13m|
Rain of prizes for Neeraj Chopra for winning gold
- Haryana Chief Minister ML Khattar has given a cash reward of Rs 6 crore to Chopra.
- Khattar has also announced that Chopra will be made the head of the upcoming Athletics
- Center for Excellence in Panchkula.
- BCCI has announced a cash reward of Rs 1 crore for Neeraj Chopra.
- IPL franchise Chennai Super Kings has also announced a reward of Rs 1 crore for Chopra.
- IndiGo announced that Chopra will be offered unlimited free travel for one year after
- Neeraj won the gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics.
- BYJU’S has announced a cash reward of Rs 2 crore for Neeraj Chopra, who won gold medal at Tokyo Olympics.
- The startup announced Rs 1 crore each for the other six medal winners, who have brought laurels to the nation in sports.