Neeraj Chopra Real Story
Neeraj Chopra dedicated young army man who despite getting injured made a roaring return and conquered javelin’s throw by securing the first gold medal for India in the Tokyo Olympics 2020.
It is the first medal in the track and field category after a hundred years for India subaida neera Chopra a 23-year-old Indian army athlete who went against all the odds and not just brought fame for himself but pride for the whole nation he was born on 24 December 1997 in Panipat district of Haryana.
Neeraj Chopra got his education from DAV college Chandigarh at the age of 11 he was an obese kid with 80 kgs weight to get into shape his parents sent him to Panipat Stadium during vacations where he would run on the tracks to lose weight he once said in an interview that he traveled 17 kilometers by bus to reach the stadium and didn’t even have enough money for a glass of juice near its motivation came from his senior jaiweer.
Who used to throw the javelin on the ground he himself tried it once and his coach realized he did better than others in javelin through he started his professional training at sports authority of India in Panchkula Haryana Niraj was a great learner and with time he only saw improvements in 2012 he participated in his first junior nationals held in Lucknow.
Where he broke the national record with a throw of 68.46 meters later he participated in series of national and international events including the Asian games commonwealth games and national championships in 2016 he won a gold medal at the 2016 south Asian Games with a throw of 82.23 meters the same year.
Neeraj Chopra won another gold medal in the 2016 IAAF world under 20 championships in Poland in this event Neeraj set a world junior record by throwing the javelin at a distance of 86.48 meters when he was just 18 years old after this he was offered a post in the Indian army as naive subdar Neeraj Chopra won another gold medal in Asian athletic championships 2017 with a throw of 85.23 meters in 2018.
Neeraj Chopra gave his season’s best effort of 86.47 meters in men’s javelin throw at commonwealth games Neeraj Chopra again secured a gold medal and became the first Indian to triumph in the javelin throw at commonwealth games in the Asian Games 2018 held in Jakarta Neeraj Chopra was selected as the flag bearer of India indeed.
Neeraj Chopra threw the javelin at a distance of 88.06 meters creating a new national record and he won the gold medal after this he suffered from an elbow injury and could not participate in any events he made his historic return in the Tokyo Olympics 2020 and became the first Indian to win a gold medal in the season his first throw was 87.03 meters second 87.58 third 76.79 and fourth and fifth attempts.
Were a foul apart from the gold medals mentioned above Neeraj Chopra has also won four silver and a bronze medal in his career it’s such a proud moment for the nation Neeraj Chopra has made the Tokyo Olympics memorable and after the Beijing Olympics we will be able to hear our national anthem in Tokyo Olympics we are so proud of all the athletes that participated in the Olympics and hope more success for the nation in future.