Indian athlete Neeraj Chopra once again created history, after he won the Diamond League Trophy in Javelin throw event. On September 8, the Tokyo Olympian secured the first position in the prestigious Diamon League finals, with 88.44 m throw. With this, he became the first Indian to secure the title and bring India trophy. Neeraj Chopra has been a star name in Indian sports in Olympic, Asian & Commonwealth Games.
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After Neeraj Chopra created histroy, a wave of celebration was visible in Neeraj's village in Panipat, on July 24. His family members and neighbours gathered to celebrate Neeraj's silver medal at the World Championship. The villagers danced and celebrated. "We are very happy that his hard work has paid off. We… read-more
At the World Athletics Championships in Oregon on July 22, Indian athlete Annu Rani placed seventh in the javelin throw final. She produced a 61.12 m best effort. Rani began her finals campaign with a throw of 56.18 meters, which put her in ninth place out of a possible twelve. She became the second Indian woman in history to place in the top… read-more
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Indian Olympic champion Neeraj Chopra qualified for his maiden World Championships final. On July 22, Chopra gave a stunning first attempt throw of 88.39m here, and secured his place in the finals of the championship. The 24-year-old Indian, opened the men's javelin throw Group A qualification round with to 88.39m throw. This is his third career-best throw, for another medal. The medal round will be held on Sunday (7:05am IST).
After breaking his own national record, Olympic champion javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra is now confident that he will soon have throw record of 90m. In the Diamond League, Chopra broke his previous record of 89.30m, with 89.94 m. Now, he is sure to cross the 90m barriers, in 2022. Furthermore, Neeraj is now aiming the World Championships to be held in Eugene, the USA from July 15 to 24.
Gold medallist Olympian Neeraj Chopra broke his own record and gave another mind-blowing performance with 89.94m throw, on June 30 Diamond League tournament. With his performance, Chopra bagged a silver medal at the event, held in Stockholm. While Chopra secured Silver, Peters clinched the gold medal while Julian Weber of Germany bagged the bronze after throwing 89.08m. Although Chopra didn't secure gold medal, he broke his June 14, record (… read-more
India's Olympic Gold medalist Neeraj Chopra secured another medal for India, by winning the javelin throw event at the Kuortane Games in Finland. On June 18, he clinched the top spot against champion Anderson Peters of Grenada. Chopra's opening throw of 86.69m was his winning distance, in one throw. Chopra's earlier national record was 88.07m which he had set in Patiala in March, breaking his old record of 87.58m Olympic-throw.
After being named for the Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna award, Neeraj Chopra on November 3 thanked everyone saying, ''I'll continue to work to achieve more success for the country.'' Neeraj, who won the gold medal in men's javelin in the Tokyo Olympics, is among the 12 sportspersons who have been nominated for the award. The award will be conferred to the sportspersons on November 13 in New Delhi.
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The Ministry of Culture has started e-auction of all the equipment gifted to PM Narendra Modi by recent medal winners at the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games. The base price of Javelins used by Olympian Neeraj Chopra and Paralympian Sumit Antil is INR 1 crore. Reportedly, money collected from auctioning 1300 items will be utilized for the Namami Gange mission and rejuvenation of River… read-more
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Indian Javelin thrower Sumit Antil broke the world record and won another gold for India and tops in athletics at the Tokyo Paralympics on August 30. The 23-year-old Antil, who was initially a wrestler, suffered a serious leg injury in a motorbike accident in 2015 but overcame to join Javelin. At the event, Australia's Michal Burian and Sri Lanka's Dulan Kodithuwakka bagged silver and bronze, respectively.
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