Neeraj Chopra

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Javelin Thrower Neeraj Chopra Says COVID-19 Hindered His Olympic Prep

Indian Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra on May 12 said that lack of international participation due to COVID-19 has disrupted his training for Tokyo Olympics. Eying for his first Olympic participation, Neeraj qualified for Tokyo games but COVID spoiled his preparation. In a virtual conference, Chopra said "If we cannot take part in competitions then what is the use of training. To rise to the Olympic level, you need international exposure."

Wed, 12 May 2021 - 08:26 PM / by Anvitha Shetty

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