Tokyo Olympics: Neeraj Chopra wins first Gold in the Javelin throw
Neeraj Chopra wins first gold medal showcasing a victorious performance at the Javelin throw match at Tokyo Olympics. He has become the first Olympic medallist from athletics in the finals of the men's javelin throw match
Neeraj Chopra, the star Javelin thrower scripted a history on Saturday (August 7, 2021). He wins gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics becoming the second athlete to bring home gold after shooter Abhinav Bindra (who won gold medal at the Olympics in 2008). These are the only two Indian athletes to win a gold medal in an individual event. Chopra had fuelled country’s expectations by showcasing a mesmerising performances in the qualification round with a stunning first round throw of 86.59m. Today, he made India proud with his victory.
Neeraj Chopra’s performance was one of the best performances by an Indian in the Tokyo Olympics this year. What an impressive show, say the audience after watching him first throw of 87.03m in the finals, which was good enough to clinch the gold. However, he bettered it in the next attempt to 87.58m and that remained the best throw of the day. Neeraj Chopra won a historic athletics gold medal to become India’s second ever individual Olympic with gold medal. Indian’s took to Twitter to laud his performance.
Check out the tweet posts shared by celebs and politicians:
His arm represents the strength of 1.3 billion people! 🇮🇳 #NeerajChopra #Gold pic.twitter.com/GrMQ51qO1l
— Gautam Gambhir (@GautamGambhir) August 7, 2021
Heartiest Congratulations to Neeraj Chopra for his stupendous victory in Men’s Javelin Throw at #TokyoOlympics for the maiden #Gold Medal and scripting history for India!
— Sharad Pawar (@PawarSpeaks) August 7, 2021
You do us proud boy!!! #NeerajChopra a billion thanks for bringing home the #Gold
— Sidharth Shukla (@sidharth_shukla) August 7, 2021
Take a bow #NeerajChopra
What an outstanding performance
India is proud of you#Olympics #IndiaAtTokyo2020#Gold
— Sunny Deol (@iamsunnydeol) August 7, 2021
#NeerajChopra brings home the GOLD! 🥇🥳 🎉🥳
A day to remember in India’s history of Athletics! You make us so proud our champion! #Tokyo2020 #Olympics pic.twitter.com/gd48hjVwpQ
— Chitrangda Singh (@IChitrangda) August 7, 2021
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