Historic Gold for India in Olympic 2020 – Neeraj chopra bagged medal after throwing best 87.58 metre

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Context

He is become the first athlete to grab gold in track & field and second gold winner after Abhinav bindra.

About Neeraj Chopra

Neeraj Chopra is from Khandra village in  Panipat district, Haryana.He completed his education at DAV College, Chandigarh. He began training for javelin throw in 2011 during his teenage at the Shivaji Stadium.In 2016, he was appointed a Junior Commissioned Officer in the Indian Army with the rank of Naib Subedar (Rajputana Rifles). His height is 6 ft.

Awkward habbit made him Golden boy

During his childhood, he had the hobby of throwing stones to bee hives and his father Satish Kumar who wanted to make him a disciplined boy, persuaded him to take up javelin.

Success steps in career

Neeraj chopra got Arjuna awards for Athletics in 2018

GamesGoldSilverBronze
Olympic games1
World championship
Asian games1
Commonwealth games1
Asian championship1
South Asian games1
World junior championship1
Asian junior championship1

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