Javelin Throwing Olympic Athlete Neeraj Chopra Biography, birth, age, Education, family, Education, career
Today we will tell you about javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra, where did he take his education from where he was born and how who won the gold medal for the country, who is his coach...........
Neeraj Chopra was born
Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra was born on 24 December 1997 in Panipat city of Haryana state, India. Khiladi Neeraj Chopra is currently 23 years old, although he is not married yet. Neeraj Chopra is now concentrating all his attention towards his destination only.
Neeraj Chopra family
Neeraj Chopra's father's name is Satish Kumar and mother's name is Saroj Devi. Neeraj Chopra also has two sisters. Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra's father is a farmer from Khandara, a small village in Panipat district of Haryana state, while his mother is a homemaker. Neeraj Chopra has a total of 5 siblings, of which he is the eldest.
Education of Neeraj Chopra
Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra did his early studies from Haryana. According to the information received, he has achieved a degree up to graduation. After completing his initial studies, Neeraj Chopra took admission in BBA college and from there he obtained his bachelor's degree. Neeraj Chopra is a Subedar in the Indian Army before becoming an athlete. He was a Junior Commissioned Officer in this, at that time his age was only 19 years. And he used to run Rajputana Rifles at such an age. In 2016, Neeraj Chopra was made a Subedar in the Army.
Neeraj Chopra Career
Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra started throwing javelin at the age of just 11. To make his training even stronger, Neeraj Chopra made a record in the year 2016 which proved to be very beneficial for him. Neeraj Chopra bought a spear for himself in the year 2014, which cost ₹7000. After this Neeraj Chopra bought a spear of ₹ 1,000,000 to play at the international level. Neeraj Chopra won the match at the 2017 Asian Championships by throwing the javelin to a distance of 50.23 metres. In the same year, he also participated in IAAF Diamond League events, in which he finished seventh. After this Neeraj Chopra started working hard with his coach and after that he learned new tricks.
Neeraj Chopra Coach
Neeraj Chopra's coach's name is Uwe Hohn, a former German professional javelin athlete. Neeraj Chopra is performing so well only after taking training from him.
Neeraj Chopra Records
Year Medals and Awards
2012 National Junior Championship Gold Medal
2013 National Youth Championship Silver Medal
2016 3rd World Junior Awards
2016 Asian Junior Championships Silver Medal
2017 Asian Athletics Championships Gold Medal
2018 Asian Games Championship Golden Pride
2018 Arjuna Award
2022 Gold Medal.
Neeraj Chopra Tokyo Olympics 2020
The final match which took place on 7th August at 4:30 pm. Neeraj performed brilliantly in this match and won the gold medal. And has registered its name in the pages of history of India. He made the record for the highest distance of 87.58 in the first 2 rounds out of 6 rounds in the final match, which could not be broken by any player in the next 4 rounds. And in the end, Neeraj's place was at number one and he won the gold medal.
Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra advanced to the final of the Tokyo Olympics with the perfect javelin throw on Wednesday to claim his maiden Olympic medal in track and field. Neeraj Chopra topped the qualification with an effort of 86.65m and became the first Indian javelin player to make it to the Olympic final. Due to which the country has got the hope of gold medal from Neeraj Chopra.
Neeraj Chopra Award
Neeraj is not only very happy after winning the gold medal of Neeraj Chopra in the Tokyo Olympics, but there is a wave of happiness all over India. Prime Minister Modi ji, President Ram Nath Kovind and various state ministers as well as all the countrymen have congratulated Neeraj for his victory. Due to this, different awards are being announced for them from different places. which is like this-
Haryana government has decided to give Rs.6 crore cash reward government job and land at half price to Neeraj, who lives in the state of Haryana.
The Punjab government has announced a cash grant of Rs 2 crore to Neeraj Chopra for winning the gold medal for the country.
Apart from this, the Punjab government has also announced that various schools and roads in Punjab will be named after Olympic medalists.
Neeraj will be given a reward of one lakh rupees by the Gorakhpur Municipal Corporation. At the same time, on his return to India, he will also be given a grand welcome.
Along with this, the BCCI has also announced a cash prize of Rs 1 crore to Neeraj Chopra, who won the gold medal for India at the Tokyo Olympics.
The owner of IPL team Chennai Super Kings franchise has also decided to give a reward of Rs 1 crore to Neeraj.
Indigo company has also announced to give unlimited free travel to Neeraj Chopra for 1 year.