Neeraj Chopra

Neeraj Chopra Biography, Record, Medal, Olympic career – Javelin throw created history in Tokyo Olympics –

Neeraj chopara
Neeraj chopara

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.

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Neeraj Chopra Biography



Birth 24th December 1997
Age 24 years
Height 5 feet 11 inches
Weight 86 kg
Family parents : father : Satish Kumar

Mother : Saroj devi

Profession Sportsperson (Javelin Throw)

Junior Commissioned Officer at the Rajputana Rifles

Awards Padma Shri

Arjuna Award

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.

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