Here is the biography of Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra
Neeraj Chopra is a track and field athlete on December 24, 1997 in Khandra Village, Panipat, Haryana. He has made a significant impact on the sport on a global scale. The Panipat born is a sensation in the Javelin throw.
In 2016, Neeraj won the IAAF World U20 Championships in Bydgoszcz, Poland. During the tournament, he achieved a junior world record, which gained him recognition and fame among Indian sports fans.
Neeraj won a gold medal at the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta, where he established a new Indian national record of 88.06m. He broke his personal record, throwing 88.07m in early March at the Indian Grand Prix 3 in Patiala this year.
The 23 year old also won gold at three competitions in 2018. He did the amazing at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in Australia, the Sotteville Athletics Meet in France, and the Savo Games in Finland. He was awarded with the Arjuna Award in 2018.
Neeraj Chopra shocked everyone when he topped Group A in the men’s Javelin Throw at the Tokyo Olympics 2021.
He had the best throw when compared to the rest of the athletes as he only needed a single throw. His throw was recorded at 86.65m.