Neeraj Chopra – who had also finished top of qualifying – began with a 87.03m throw at the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo, the best of anyone after their first attempts. The Indian javelin thrower then improved to 87.58m with his second throw to maintain his place at the top and went only 76.79m in his third attempt.
Is Neeraj Chopra qualified for Olympics?
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Neeraj Chopra qualifies for javelin throw final with first attempt of 86.65m. … Competing in his first Olympics, the 23-year-old Chopra took just a few seconds to make to the final round to be held on Saturday as he sent the spear well past the qualifying mark of 83.50m in his first attempt.
When did Neeraj Chopra wins gold?
Tokyo Olympics gold medallist Neeraj Chopra receives grand welcome at his hometown in Haryana. Tokyo Olympics gold medallist Neeraj Chopra on August 17 reached his hometown Samalkha in Panipat, Haryana. Neeraj was accorded a warm welcome after he reached his hometown following his gold-medal winning feat in Tokyo Games …
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Is Neeraj Chopra in army?
Chopra was enrolled into the 4 Rajputana Rifles as a Naib Subedar on 15 May 15, 2016. After joining the Army, he was selected for training at the ‘Mission Olympics Wing’ as well as at the Army Sports Institute, Pune.
What is Neeraj Chopra best throw?
At the 2016 South Asian Games, Chopra achieved a new personal best during the athletics finals in Guwahati on 9 February, winning gold with a throw of 82.23 meters, though falling short of the 83-meter Olympic qualifying mark.
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|Major Dhyan Chand PB|
|Birth name||Dhyan Singh|
|Nickname(s)||The Wizard, The Magician|
|Born||29 August 1905 Allahabad, United Provinces of Agra and Oudh, British India (present day Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh, India)|