By | August 9, 2021

Neeraj Chopra is a famous professional Indian Javelin thrower player. He is the gold medalist of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics in the javelin thrower game. Neeraj has played many championships such as Olympic Games, World Championships, Asian Games, Commonwealth Games, Asian Championships, South Asian Games, World Junior Championships, Asian Junior Championships, etc.

Neeraj is a too much-talented player because he won the maximum number of golds in the Javelin throw championship.

Let’s see more information below:

Neeraj Chopra’s Personal Information

Real NameNeeraj Chopra
Nick NameNijju, and Golden Boy
ProfessionJavelin thrower, and Commissioned officer in defense (Subedar)
Date of Birth24 December 1997
BirthplaceKhandra Village, Panipat, Haryana, India
Age (in 2021)24 Years
Home TownKhandra Village, Panipat, Haryana, India
FatherSatish Kumar Chopra
MotherSaroj Devi
SisterSangeeta Chopra and Sarita Chopra  
Height5’11 Feet’s 180 CM 1.80 M
Weight86 Kg 189 lbs
CollegeDAV College, ChandigarhKurukshetre University, Haryana
Marital Status Unmarried
HobbiesListening to music, and travelling
Religion Hinduism

Some Fact About Neeraj Chopra

Neeraj Chopra having a huge fan following on social media platforms such as in Instagram having 3M, in face book having 300K, in Twitter having 345K.

Neeraj’s father is a good farmer and his mother is also a good housewife.

Neeraj started his javelin thrower at the age of 12 years older.

Naseem Ahmad was Neeraj’s first javelin throw coach.

Neeraj has 100k followers on Instagram. But as soon as he won the gold medal in the Olympics, his followers became 3M on Instagram in a single night.

In 2013, Neeraj played his 1st international competition in World Youth Championships (Ukraine).

In 2014, Neeraj won a silver medal at Youth Olympics Qualification (Bangkok).

In 2014, Neeraj gold medal at the South Asian Games with 84.23M of the throw. same year again he won a gold medal at the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World U20 Championships (Bydgoszcz).

In 2017, Neeraj won a gold medal at Asian Athletics Championships with 85.23M of the throw.

In 2018, Neeraj won his 1st gold medal in Commonwealth Games.

In 2018, Neeraj won a gold medal at the Asian Games with 88.06M of the throw.

In 2021, Neeraj created history to win his 1st gold medal at Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games and make India proud.

Neeraj is the 1st Indian who won the gold medal in the Olympic games for javelin throw.

Neeraj got approximately 15 crore Indian rupees from the Indian government, many state governments, and many companies for won gold medal in Tokyo Olympic Games.

List of Neeraj Chopra’s Medals

1). Silver medal at Asian Junior Championships (2016).

2). Gold medal at World Junior Championships (2016).

3). Gold medal at South Asian Games (2016).

4). Gold medal at Asian Championships (2017).

5). Gold medal at Commonwealth Games (2018).

6). Gold medal at Asian Games (2018).

7).  Gold medal at Olympic Games (2020).

List of Neeraj Chopra’s Awards

1). Arjuna Award (2018).

2). Vishisht Seva Medal (2020).

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