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 Name||Neeraj Chopra|
|Profession||Indian Athlete (Javelin throw)|
|Coach/Mentor||Garry Calvert, Werner Daniels|
|Date of Birth||December 24, 1997 (Wednesday)|
|Age (as in 2020)||29 Years|
|Birth Place||Khandra, Panipat, Haryana, India|
|Hometown||Panipat, Haryana, India|
|College||DAV College, Chandigarh|
|Education Qualifications||Not Known|
|Hobbies||Listening 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
|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)
|Parents||Father: Not Known|
Mother: Not Known