Neeraj Chopra wins Silver at WAC 2022

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Neeraj Chopra

Neeraj Chopra wins Silver at WAC 2022

Neeraj Chopra : First-ever Indian to win silver at World Athletics Championships 2022

  • Neeraj Chopra(born 24 December 1997) is an Indian track and field athlete.
  • He secured the silver medal with a throw of 88.13 meters in the men’s Javelin finals at World Athletics Championships 2022.
  • He is the first-ever Indian to win silver medal in the World Athletics Championships and second Indian track and field athlete to have a podium finish.
  • He is the first Asian athlete to win an Olympic gold medal in men’s javelin throw at the Tokyo Olympics 2020.
  • HE is the first track and field athlete to win a gold medal for India at the Olympics.
  • He is gold medallist at both 2018 Commonwealth Games and the 2018 Asian Games.
  • He is also the first track and field athlete from India to win gold medal at the IAAF World U20 Championships, in 2016.
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