Take a bow #NeerajChopra for striking #Gold at #Tokyo2020.
A first-ever in a track & field event for India ?? in the history of #Olympics , 23-year-old Neeraj’s golden debut at the ‘games of hope’ has made every Indian proud. I join the nation in congratulating him. #Cheer4India pic.twitter.com/HPc9NamOAt — Dharmendra Pradhan (@dpradhanbjp) 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.