Name: Neeraj Chopra
|Full Name:||Subedar Neeraj Chopra|
|Profession:||Professional Jabelin Thrower, Junior Commissioned Officer|
|Famous for:||Zabelin Throw|
|Birthday:||24 December 1997|
|No. of Olympic Medal:||1 (Gold)|
|Longest Throw of Career:||88.07m (2021)|
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Who is Neeraj Chopra? about Athelete
Neeraj Chopra is an Indian Athlete who contributes to India in Javelin Throw. He is also a Junior Commissioned Officer in the Indian Army. He is the only athlete to win an Olympic Medal individually. He has set the platforms for the upcoming generation to grow their skills and the confidence that sports has also huge career. He is just 23 years old now and limelight India with his best efforts. He is the only second Indian Olympian to win a gold medal individually.
He has played several tournaments and leagues through Javelin’s throw. To talk about his early wins, he has been the gold medalist in several events of Javelin Throw such as the 2016 South Asian Games, W20 Championships(2016), 2017 Asian Championships, 2018 Common Wealth Games, Savo Games(2018), Asian Games(2018) and in Kourtane Games in 2020. His continuous efforts were recognized by the Indian Government and gave chance to serve India as Javelin Thrower in Tokyo Olympics 2020(July 28-August8). He translated his chance into a win.
He is currently one of the most trending people on Twitter, Instagram, and other social media platforms. He is awarded by several organizations with emotions and financially. He will be credited with INR 2 Crores by BYJU’S whereas BCCI and the IPL Tema CSK will be giving him almost INR 1 Crore. He has been one of the inspirational personalities of India and the love of Billions.
Life History/Career Path of Neeraj Chopra
Neeraj Chopra is an Indian athlete who is continuously representing India as a Javelin Thrower at several events. He is one of the most successful and the youngest Javelin Thrower in India. He represented India in Commonwealth Games 2018 where he received a Gold Medal and then led as a Javelin Thrower in Olympics 2021. He became the second olympian of India to win a Gold Medal individually. He marked the highest throw of 88.53 meters in the Tokyo Olympics 2020(July 28- August 8) of his career.
He was born on December 24th, 1997 in a small village named Chandra, Panipat District, Haryana, India. He was born to a farmer’s family of Haryana. His father’s name is Satish Kumar whereas his mother’s name is Saroj Devi. He lives in a Joint family having 20 members and he is the eldest of his generation there. He has two younger sisters Sangeeta and Sarita. He grew up in Haryana. He has not revealed about his Schol life yet.
He was a highly weighed child with 90 KGs and he was just 12 there. So, his father took him to the gym of Madlauda. He has to run his cycle for 24 Kilometers to reach the gym from his home. He used to went Panipat Sports Authority of India Center. One day his javelin throws and talents were recognized by a Javelin Thrower named Jaiveer Singh. He was impressed with him as he was able to throw a 40 meter farther without any pieces of training and classes. Jaiveer Singh realized that he can do some big then he started coaching him.
Then he was admitted to Tau Devi Lal Sports Complex in Panchkula. After Jaiveer Singh, he was coached by Nasim Ahmed. Nasim has mentioned that Neeraj used to want tips from his senior athletes and note down it in a notebook. He appeared in the 2012 junior nationals in Lucknow where he grabbed the spot of Gold Medalist with a long throw of 68.40 meters. Another time, he won a silver in 2014’s World Championship at Youth Olympics Qualification. His performances were growing better every single day. Then, he was called for the national level camp in 2015.
He started his first South Asian Games with a Gold Medal with a throw of 85.23 meters. He won another gold medal in the 2017 Asian Athletics Championships with a throw of the same 85. 23 meters. After a year he served India in the 2018 Asian Games with a throw of 86.06m. He was set to be the Javelin Thrower for India in Tokyo Olympics 2020 (2021, July 28- August 8). It was his first Olympics and grabbed the opportunity with a gold medal throwing an 88.53 longer making the longest throw of his career. He became the only second olympian to win Gold Medal individually.
His early days’ hard work made him the Olympic winner today. He became successful to win the dream of Billions to win a Gold medal for India after 2008. He has become the idol of several people who want to make their carer in sports. He proved that your hard work determines your success. He is ready to come back home with a Gold Medal.
|Age (as in 2021):||23 Years|
|Date of Birth:||24 December 1997|
|Birth Place:||Khandra, Panipat District, Haryana, India|
|Hometown:||Panipat District, Haryana|
|School:||Not revealed yet|
DAV College, Chandigarh
Kurukshetra University, Haryana
|Languages Known:||English, Hindi|
|Famous as:||Javelin Thrower|
|Tattoos:||Not revealed yet|
|Height (approx.):||in feet inches- 5 ft 11 in|
in meters- 1.8 m
|Weight(approx.):||86 kg (in kilograms)|
189 lbs (in pounds)
|Body Measurements (approx.):||-Chest: 38 Inches|
-Waist: 32 Inches
-Hips: 35 Inches
|Eye Colour :||Black|
|Blood Group:||Not Known Yet|
|Shoe Size:||8 (US)|
Relationship, Girlfriend, Wife:
|Divorce Date||Not Yet|
Tejaswin Shankar (Indian High Jumper)
Favourite Things of Neeraj Chopra
All the things given below are Neeraj Chopra’s very favorite things that we have collected by looking at online and news magazines and wiki.
|Favourite Entrepreneurs:||Not revealed yet|
|Favourite watch brand:||None|
|Favourite Cricketer:||Not revealed yet|
|Favourite Foods:||Choorma and Peda|
|Favourite Actors:||Akshay Kumar|
|Favourite Actress:||Not revealed yet|
|Favourite Film/Movie:||Rocky Series|
|Favourite Singer:||Rajendra Kharkia and KD|
Not revealed yet
|Favourite Sport:||Javelin Throw|
|Favourite Song:||Not revealed yet|
|Books:||Not revealed yet|
|Dress:||Not revealed yet|
|Favourite Device Games:||Javelin Master 2, Asphatate, Brothers in Mars|
Neeraj Chopra Talks:
1.Exclusive: Olympic Gold Medalist Neeraj Chopra speaks with WION | Latest World English News
2. Walk The Talk With Neeraj Chopra (Aired: September 2018)
3. Idea Exchange: Javelin Thrower Neeraj Chopra On The Importance Of Technique In The Game
Neeraj Chopra's Final game in Tokyo Olympics 2021
Neeraj Chopra is an Indian Javelin Thrower known for best throws in tough competitions. He is a Junior Commissioned Officer (Army) too. It is one of the reasons for his early fitness. In the Tokyo Olympics 2020 (July 28-August8), he became the only second individual player to win an Olympic Medal. His success is being celebrated by the whole citizens of India. Before it, Abhinav Bindra conquered the dreams of every single Indian to win an individual medal in Bejing Olympics 2008. Neeraj did after 13 years of a long wait.
Before the final game, he was quite confident for his competition as he was aware of his improvement in his game. He was increasing the length of the throw. Before the game started, he has said “I am not nervous to compete in the final.” His confidence was high. He was set to throw the Javelin much longer than he can afford. He comes up to the ground. He was doing some warm-ups. When he was called, he threw an 87.03 m farther. His confidence was touching the sky after his first throw. The place where everyone feels nervous to throw, this man was enjoying the game with full of confidence.
We have seen several people losing the games for overconfidence, but the case was the opposite here. He did not lose his cool and came up to throw the second one. He again started warming up. His name comes up. He took a long breath and gave the highest effort of him in his whole career. You won’t believe that he was just focusing to not touch the line rather than a long throw. He threw away the Javelin. He just watched the rope not to touch and became successful to do it. The Javelin was in the air he turned back and started celebrating before the Javelin touched the highest by anyone in the Olympics 2021. He threw the farthest 87.58m there. What confidence it was!
Later, he wanted his nation’s flag and started celebrating running there. At the time when he was awarded the medal, the whole of India probably would have experienced Goosebumps. It was the dream come true for every Indian to get an Olympic gold after a long wait of 13 years. Later, he revealed that he wanted to hug the legend well known as The Flying Sikh Late Milkha Singh(1929-2021). Sir. Milkha Singh recently left the world in 2021. Nijju dedicated the medal to him and all the Olympians who gave their best for their country.
He was awarded by several Indian Organizations in their own way. It’s obviously common to Respect the person who named their country as the Best. He is currently in the limelight of not just India but also the whole world. The whole world is appreciating him through social media or any other platform. He is currently in the core of Billions of Heart.
Assets/Properties of Neeraj Chopra
|House||Not revealed yet|
|Land or assets with the approximate value||Not revealed yet|
Neeraj Chopra's Net Worth / Salary:
|Net Worth||$ 2 Million (2021)|
|Indian Rupees||INR 15 Crore|
|Monthly Income||10 Lakh+|
|Money Factor:||Army and Javelin Throw|
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Did you know about Neeraj Chopra Facts!!
1. He was awarded by INRs. 2 Crore by BYJU'S.
After his sensational win in Olympics, he was congratulated by the world through different social media posts, messages, calls, and other platforms. He is currently one of the most trending people on the Internet. Different organizations have given special thanks to every Olympian in their own way. And Byju’s has revealed that they are thanking Nijju for the Olympic Gold for India with awarding INR 2 Crore. Not just Byjus he is also awarded by IPL Team CSK and BCCI with INR 1 Crores
2. He recently crossed 2M Followers on Instagram and it was just in 2-3 hours.
He has won the heart of Billions after he conquered the gold medal in Javelin Throw in Tokyo Olympics 2020(July28- August8). He fulfilled the dream of Indians to win another individual Gold Medal and they waited for 13 Years to achieve it. He was not known much before the Olympics. He was noticed after his sensational performance in the Olympics’ Javelin Throw Final. It was affected in his social media accounts too. Before his final, his Instagram followers were just 170K. But after 3 hours of his game, he crossed 2M Followers. This transformation can’t be described in words.
3. He did not even watch his complete throw and started celebrating.
He threw the Javelin an 88.03m farther in his first effort. Heading towards the second round he was quite confident. He has revealed that he was not nervous to compete with his competitors. He came up and run and threw the Javelin with the whole effort he could use. He just noticed that he did not touch the line and did not fault there. He turned back and started celebrating. The Javelin was in the air at that time and he was aware that he scored the longest throw than anyone and it was the result too. He won the Gold there.
4. His early coach died of a heart attack at Bejing in 2018.
Garry Calvert was the coach of Neeraj Chopra at the U20 World Championship in Finland. He was one of the reasons behind Nijju’s sensational game and Throws. Garry Calvert coached him and build his skills to become the winner in U20 World Championships. His coach suffered a heart attack at Bejing in 2018. He tweeted a condolence post on Twitter. He was heartbroken there to know about the death of the person who made himself achieve everything that he currently has.
FAQs About The Golden Boy Neeraj Chopra!!
He was born on December 24, 1997, in Haryana, India.
He is currently being Coached by Uwe Hohn.
Abhinav Bindra created history to win an Olympic Gold Medal individually. He won the medal in 10m air rifle shooting at Bejing Olympics 2008.
He is currently unmarried but will be married soon.
Currently, he is the owner of $2 Million.
On 7th July 2021, he won the gold medal in Javelin Throw at Tokyo Olympics 2020(July 28- 8th August).
He threw 88.53 meters to conqueror the Gold Medal Place in Javelin throw in Olympics 2021.
He is currently 23 years old.
He is under graduation at Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra.
Tejawsin Shankar is his best friend. He is the High Jumper Indian Olympian