Now a days the name Neeraj Chopra is well known as one of his historic achievement of winning gold medal in Tokyo Olympics. He was born on 24 December 1997, being an Indian Athlete who go in for JAVELIN THROW and a JUNIOR COMISSIONED OFFICER (JCO) in Indian Army. As of 2 August he is ranked second as national athlete. Chopra represented India in Tokyo Olympics and won GOLD MEDAL in that.
Neeraj Chopra was born to Satish Kumar and Saroj Devi in Khandra Village, Panipat district in Haryana. He has two sisters and his family is involved in agriculture for an earning. He graduated from Anglo-Vedic College in Chandigarh as if now studying in Lovely Professional University.
Chopra also represented his nation in Asian Games and won gold same as participated in common wealth games and won gold. In 2013, he entered in his first international competition in Asian Junior Championships in Ukraine. In 2014, he took part in Youth Olympics and won silver medal, his first international medal. Going on further with his more practice and hard work in 2015 he broke all the world record in junior category, throwing 81.04 meters. This was his first throw over 80 meters.
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Impressed with Chopra performance at South Asian games and his potential, Indian Army offered him a direct appointment as a JUNIOR COMMISSION OFFICER (JCO) in the RAJPUTANA RIFLES with the rank of NAIB SUBEDAR, a rank typically not offered to athlete immediately.
Chopra missed the 2019 World Championships in DOHA due to his done injury, undergoing surgery in Mumbai on 3 May 2019, which was the day just after he was qualified for 2020 Tokyo Olympics. After a period of time, with medication and rehabilitative training at Patiala he was better and was in good condition. Chopra travelled to South Africa for training under German expert named Klaus Bartoneitz. Within 16 months, he returned for competitions won a winning throw of 87.66 meters, which helped him in qualifying for Tokyo Olympics which was to throw over 85 meters.
On 4 August 2021, Chopra made his debut in OLYMPICS representing INDIA in Japan National Stadium. He topped his qualifying group. Chopra won GOLD MEDAL in the final on 7 August 2021 with a throw of 87.58 meters in his second attempt , creating a history for INDIA to won their first Gold in OLYMPICS.