India gets Olympic hero as Neeraj Chopra wins GOLD in Javelin Throw Final- Neeraj Chopra has won a GOLD for India by tossing his best against 12 players from across the world. He has won the first GOLD medal for India at Tokyo Olympics. He intrigued in most of the rounds.
Indian Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra made history on Saturday as he turned into the first from the nation to win a gold in track and field in the Olympics. In his attempt he threw a distance of 87.58m to pick the gold at the continuous Tokyo Olympics.
In his first attempt of his mission he threw a distance of 87.03 meters and was standing out after the finish of first endeavor. He improved it with the second throw of 87.58m. While he couldn’t further develop any further, it was sufficient to get him the desired medal. He is currently the second Indian after Abhinav Bindra to win a Olympics gold in individual occasions. Because of this success, India has now won seven awards in the multi-sporting events.
In the continuous Tokyo 2020, the other Indian medalists include Bajrang Punia (Bronze), Mirabai Chanu (silver), PV Sindhu (bronze), Lovlina Borgohain (bronze), men’s hockey team ( bronze), and Ravi Kumar Dahiya (silver).
Neeraj had declared his appearance in style in the Tokyo Olympics on Wednesday when he threw a big distance of 86.65m and directly qualified for the final in the very first attempt.
Chopra had his best of 88.07 meters which was additionally his season-best prior to beginning his Olympics crusade.