Neeraj creates golden history

Neeraj creates golden history, India breaks medals record

Neeraj creates golden history, India breaks medals record with 7th medal-Tokyo Olympics 2020

India’s star javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra has created history. He has won gold in Javelin Throw. His best throw is 87.58 meters. This is India’s first medal in Olympic athletics. At the same time, in the individual event of the Olympics, India got the second gold after 13 years. Veteran shooter Abhinav Bindra won the gold medal for the first time in the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

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For India, in the Tokyo Olympics, where both the men’s and women’s teams performed better than expected, they got a silver medal in wrestling. Today, on the 16th day of the Olympics, India’s gold medal hopes were fulfilled. In javelin throw, Neeraj Chopra made a historic performance to win 87.58m javelin throw, the country’s first gold at the Tokyo Olympics.

Neeraj creates golden history

In the Javelin Throw final, Neeraj Chopra was at the forefront from the very beginning. He has covered a distance of 87.03 meters in his very first attempt. In the second time, he covered a distance of 87.58. With this, he has thrown the javelin far beyond his qualification record. This is India’s first-ever medal in Javelin Throw. Not only this, but it is also India’s first medal in athletics.

Received gold after 13 years

This is India’s first gold medal in Olympic Games after 13 years. Before Neeraj Chopra, Abhinav Bindra won the gold medal in shooting at the Beijing Olympics. This is India’s second overall gold medal at the Olympics. Earlier, India has won 8 gold medals in hockey.

The whole country was expecting gold

The whole country was expecting a gold medal from Neeraj Chopra today and he lived up to everyone’s expectations. This is because he secured the first number in the qualification round covering a distance of 86.65. Neeraj was the biggest contender for India to win the first gold medal in Tokyo.

India’s 7 medals so far 

In Tokyo Olympics, India has now won a total of 6 medals including 1 gold, 2 silver, and 4 bronze. Apart from Neeraj Chopra, Mirabai Chanu (weight lifting) and Ravi Dahiya (wrestling) have won silver medals from India. On the other hand, PV Sindhu, Bajrang Punia, Lovlina, and the Indian hockey team won the bronze for India.

Neeraj creates golden history, India breaks medals record with 7th medal-Tokyo Olympics 2020
Neeraj creates golden history, India breaks medals record with 7th medal-Tokyo Olympics 2020

 

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