Neeraj Chopra Age, Height, Family, Gold Medals, Biography, Net Worth & More

Neeraj Chopra

Neeraj Chopra Biography:

Neeraj Chopra is an Indian Track and Field Athlete (Javelin throw) and He was born on Wednesday, December 24, 1997, in Panipat, Haryana, India.

In 2013, Neeraj made his International Debut at the World Youth Championships, held in Ukraine. He next participated in Asian Championships in China and ended at the 9th Position.

In 2016, He participated in South Asian Games in Guwahati, India and won Gold Medal and equalled the India National Record.

In the same year, He then won Gold Medal again at IAAF World U20 Championships and created a new World Junior record. He was then employed as Junior Commissioned Officer in the Indian Army with the Rank of Naib Subedar.

Neeraj then failed to qualify for the 2016 Summer Olympics. He then underwent a 3-month off-season stint in Offenburg, Germany under renowned coach Werner Daniels.

In 2018, Neeraj won Gold Medal at the Commonwealth Games and became the first Indian to win the Commonwealth Games gold medal in the javelin throw.

On September 25, 2018, He was honoured with the Arjuna Award (India’s second-highest sporting award) by President of India Ram Nath Kovind.

Neeraj Chopra All Wiki Biography:

Real NameNeeraj Chopra
ProfessionIndian Athlete (Javelin throw)
International Debut2013
EventJavelin throw
Coach/MentorGarry Calvert, Werner Daniels
Date of BirthDecember 24, 1997 (Wednesday)
Age (as in 2020)29 Years
Birth PlaceKhandra, Panipat, Haryana, India
HometownPanipat, Haryana, India
Zodiac SignCapricon
SchoolNot Known
CollegeDAV College, Chandigarh
Education QualificationsNot Known
HobbiesListening to Music and Traveling

Neeraj Chopra Achievements:

  • South Asian Games 2016: Gold Medal
  • Asian Junior Championships 2016: Silver Medal
  • World U20 Championships 2016: Gold Medal and World Junior Record
  • Asian Championships 2017: Gold Medal
  • Commonwealth Games 2018: Gold Medal
  • Asian Games: Gold Medal and Indian National Record

Physical Stats & More

Physical Stats
Height (Approx)178 cm (in Centimeters)
1.78 m (in meters)
5’ 10” (in feet inches)
Weight (Approx)65 kg (in kilograms)
143 lbs (in pounds)
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack


ParentsFather: Not Known
Mother: Not Known
SiblingsNot Known
Martial StatusUnmarried

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PoliticianNarendra Modi

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