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The recipient of the Arjuna Award, Neeraj Chopra is an Indian track and field athlete who competes in the javelin throw and has made a significant impact on the sport on a global scale. He came to the spotlight when he registered 86.47 meters in the men’s javelin throw at the 2018 Commonwealth Games and joined an elite list of Indian athletes to win a gold medal on their Commonwealth Games debut.
Apart from that, he served as Junior Commissioned Officer (JCO) in the Indian Army. In 2019, he underwent a shoulder injury to his right elbow which has kept Neeraj away from competitive action for more than 6 months.
Currently, he hit the headlines as he is a part of the Indian contingent being sent for the Tokyo Olympics 2021.
Height / Weight / Age
Born on 24 December 1997, Neeraj will turn 23 years old in the year 2020. He seems to be tall with a towering height of 178 in centimeters and 5’10” in feet and inches. He is a well-built man with body measurements of 40 inches chest, 32 inches waist, and 16 inches biceps.
He seems very fit and healthy and weighs 65 in kilograms and 143 lbs in pounds approximately. His black eye color and his black hair make his personality even more glorious.
According to the sources, the estimated net worth of Neeraj Chopra is $1-$3 million approx.
Education / Family
Neeraj was born and raised up in Panipat, Haryana, India, and belongs to a Hindu family. He didn’t reveal any information with regards to his parents and family including their names too. However, he also didn’t disclose any information with regard to his education and educational qualifications.
|Khandra, Panipat, Haryana, India
|Date Of Birth
|24 December 1997
|In centimeters – 178 cm
In feet inches – 5’10”
|In kilograms – 65 kg
In pounds – 143 lbs
|Indian Athlete (Javelin Throw)
|Panipat, Haryana, India
Career / Fashion And Style
As per his career, he won a gold medal at the 2016 South Asian Games where he equaled the Indian national record with a throw of 82.23m. In the 2016 IAAF World U20 Championships, he won a gold medal. He didn’t take place for the 2016 Summer Olympics despite these performances.
With a throw of 85.23 meters, he won another gold medal in the Asian Athletic championships 2017. At the 2018 Commonwealth Games (CWG), he registered a season-best effort of 86.47 meters in men’s javelin throw. With a throw of 87.43 meters, he again broke the national record at the Doha Diamond League in 2018.
After winning a gold medal in the Gold Coast Commonwealth, he has been conferred with the Arjuna Award in 2018. At the 2018 Asian Games, he threw a distance of 88.06 m to win gold and set a new Indian national record. He again broke his past National Record setting the new one at 88.07m in 2021.
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|Favorite Musical Instrument
|Jan Železný (a retired Czech track and field athlete)
Some Interesting Facts About Neeraj Chopra
- He was conferred by the prestigious Arjuna Award in 2018.
- Neeraj is the 4th track and field athlete from the country to win a Commonwealth Games gold.
- He became the first Indian to win the Commonwealth Games javelin gold.
- He failed to qualify for the 2016 Summer Olympics despite his promising records.
- He belongs to a family of farmers.
- His hobbies include Listening to Music and Travelling.
- His zodiac sign is Capricorn.
- At the 2016 South Asian Games, he equaled the Indian national record with a throw of 82.23 m.
- He is mentored by his coach Garry Calvert and Werner Daniels.