Neeraj Chopra Interesting Facts - Gondwana University Neeraj Chopra Interesting Facts - Gondwana University

Here are some Interesting facts about Neeraj Chopra

The 23-year-old became India's second Olympic gold medalist (individual event).

Javelin was not Neeraj Chopra's first love. Neeraj used to enjoy spending time on the volleyball court as a child.

Chopra set a junior world record with a throw of 81.04 metres at the 2015 All India Inter-University Athletics Meet.

Chopra was the only track and field athlete nominated for the Athletics Federation of India's highest sports award in 2018. (Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna award).

Uwe Hohn, a former German javelin thrower, is currently coaching Neeraj Chopra. Hohn is the only athlete who has thrown a javelin over 100 metres.

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