Neeraj Chopra Update: Neeraj Chopra, who won the Gold Medal in Javelin Throw in Tokyo Olympics 2020, has started training after a long break. After winning the historic gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics in August, Neeraj has returned to training at NIS-Patiala. He was on a break after the historic achievement in Tokyo on 7 August. He became the first Indian to win a medal in athletics and the second Indian to win an Olympic gold medal in Tokyo.
Sharing some pictures of his training on Twitter today, Neeraj wrote, “I am back to training this week with the same appetite. Good to start like the last Olympic cycle. Thank you all for your messages.”
Returned to training this week with the same hunger and desire as before. A #throwback to the beginning of the last Olympic cycle is a good place to start! Thank you to everyone for your messages of support. 🙏 pic.twitter.com/gia4fP4SQD
— Neeraj Chopra (@Neeraj_chopra1) October 20, 2021
Won gold in javelin throw
Let us tell you that Neeraj Chopra won the gold medal in the javelin throw at the Tokyo Olympics 2020. With this, he became the first Indian to win a medal in athletics. Neeraj is the second athlete for India to win an individual gold medal. Before Neeraj, Abhinav Bindra won a gold medal in the Beijing Olympics 13 years ago.
Know who is Neeraj Chopra
Neeraj Chopra is a resident of Panipat, Haryana. Neeraj Chopra is an Indian track and field athlete competing in the javelin thrower. He is the second Indian after Anju Bobby George to win a gold medal in athletics at a World Championship level. Neeraj won the gold medal at the 2017 Asian Athletics Championships with a javelin throw of 85.23 metres. In the 2016 South Asian Games, he won the gold medal with a javelin throw of 82.23 meters, equaling the Indian national record. Neeraj won the gold medal at the 2017 Asian Athletics Championships with a javelin throw of 85.23 metres. In the 2018 Commonwealth Games held in Gold Coast, Australia, he won the gold medal of the event by throwing 86.47 meters.