Neeraj Chopra won Gold in Men’s Javelin Throw at Tokyo Olympics 2020
Indian javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra won a historic gold medal in men’s javelin throw at the Tokyo 2020 Games. Chopra threw his javelin 87.58m in his second attempt.
- This is the 1st gold medal for the country and 7th medal overall at the Tokyo Olympics 2020.
- He becomes the 2nd Indian who has won a gold medal in Olympics, after Abhinav Bindra, who received gold in the 10-meter air rifle event at the 2008 Summer Olympics at Beijing, China.
- Neeraj also dedicated his gold medal to Milkha Singh.
Medal by Indian Players at Tokyo Olympics 2020
|Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu||Silver|
|Badminton ace PV Sindhu||Bronze|
|Boxer Lovlina Borgohain||Bronze|
|Indian men’s hockey team||Bronze|
|Wrestler Ravi Kumar Dahiya||Silver|
|Wrestler Bajrang Punia||Bronze|
|Javelin Thrower Neeraj Chopra||GOLD|
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