A golden throw!
Congratulations #NeerajChopra on historic first-ever track & field #Gold medal for India in #Javelin throw at #Tokyo2020. The country is so proud of you. With this, you took India to its highest ever medal tally at the #Olympics. You will inspire generations. pic.twitter.com/fQ5TAeI7Bg — Naveen Patnaik (@Naveen_Odisha) August 7, 2021
Chopra scripted history by winning the gold medal in Javelin throw. His first throw of 87.58 was enough for him to earn a gold medal in javelin throw final. Chopra became the first ever Indian athlete to win an Olympic title in athletics.