New Delhi. Tokyo Olympics (Tokyo Olympics) India’s star javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra ends India’s drought of 121 in (Neeraj Chopra) had put a gold medal in the country’s bag. Neeraj Chopra, who won India a gold medal in athletics for the first time in Olympic history, is celebrating his 24th birthday today. Neeraj is the second Indian player to win an individual gold at the Olympics. Abhinav Bindra did this wonder in shooting before him.
Born in Haryana on 24 December 1997, Neeraj won the gold in the final of the Tokyo Olympics with a throw of 87.58 meters. The whole country was waiting for this medal in athletics for years, Neeraj Chopra ended their wait. Neeraj became an icon on sight. There was a time, when the boys of the village used to make fun of him. Due to his overweight, the boys of the village used to make fun of him by calling him Sarpanch. Only after this his father started sending him to the gym.
Neeraj used to throw javelin for 40 meters without training
In fact, when Neeraj was 12 years old, then due to eating sour cream, his weight had gone up to 85 kg. In such a situation, when he used to come out wearing a kurta, the boys of the village used to make fun of him by calling him the sarpanch of the village.
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However, being the youngest in the gym, he refused to go there. After this he stepped on the field and coach Jaiveer Singh recognized his talent. Neeraj was throwing javelin for 40 meters without training. After this a new journey of Neeraj started.
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