About Neeraj Chopra:
Neeraj Chopra is an athletic athlete from India who competes in the javelin throw. He will constitute India on the Tokyo Olympics scheduled for July 23-August 8, 2021.
Chopra represented the united states of America at the 2018 Asian Games, wherein he gained the gold medal placing the comprehensive country report of 88.06 m. He became India’s flag-bearer additionally at the outlet rite of the 2018 Asian Games.
In the 2018 Commonwealth Games (CWG), he recorded a season’s first-rate attempt of 86. Forty-seven meters within the men’s javelin throw to win the gold medal. He additionally has become the primary Indian to triumph within side the javelin throw on the CWG event.
Chopra gained the gold medal on the 2016 IAAF World Under-20 Championships and set the junior international report of 86. forty-eight m.
Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra made Tokyo Olympics history by winning a gold medal in athletics. He became India’s second individual Olympic gold medalist after sniper Abhinav Bindra. ‘Well, sports or playing for the country and winning a medal was never part of my plans. I think God planned this. I thank him. Nobody in my family or my village liked sports. It was by chance that I went to the stadium and started throwing the javelin. I worked a lot, and everyone supported me.
Neeraj Chopra Age, Family and Education:
- Neeraj Chopra was born on Dec 24, 1997, in Khandra Village of Panipat, Haryana.
- Her family is basically agricultural workers.
- He has 2 sisters and graduated from Dayanand Anglo Vedic College in Chandigarh.
- He is currently in a Bachelor of Arts at Lovely Professional University, LPU in Jalandhar, Punjab.
- His height is 178 m, which makes him 5 feet 11 inches tall with a weight of 86 kilos.
- He disputes the athletics category and is in 4th place in the world ranking.
- He had his training with trainer Uwe Hohn.
Neeraj Chopra athletic career:
- Neeraj was always provoked by obesity as a child, after which his father enrolled him at a gym in Madlauda and later at Panipat.
- Jaiveer Choudhary javelin thrower recognized his talent when he used to visit the Panipat Sporting Authority.
- He was also Neeraj’s first trainer.
- After that, Neeraj was enrolled at the Tau Devi Lal Sports Complex in Panchkula, where he was trained by
- Naseem Ahmad. He learned to run long and javelin under him. He achieved a short distance of 55 meters, but when he went to compete in the Lucknow Junior Championship in 2012, he made a record shot of 68.40 meters.
- In the senior national match, he reached the 70-meter throw, and in the junior category, he reached the record of 81.04 meters.
- He then received a call from NIS Patiala, where he went to train for the future.
- Neeraj’s first medal was a silver in qualifying for the Youth Olympics in Bangkok in 2014.
- At the South Asia Games, Chopra threw a record 87.3 meters to win a gold medal.
- 2016 was a good year again for him, but he failed to qualify for the Rio Olympics due to the cut-off date.
- Chopra won the gold medal at the 2016 IAAF World Under-20 Championships in Bydgoszcz, Poland, and he set a junior world record of 86.48 meters in the javelin throw.