New Delhi: Indian athlete Neeraj Chopra is going to return to his homeland this evening after waving India’s flag in the Tokyo Olympics, after around 4 pm, the flight of this ‘Golden Boy’ to Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi (New Delhi). IGI Airport, New Delhi).
Neeraj will get a warm welcome
All preparations have been made to welcome Neeraj Chopra at the Delhi airport, people of his village will also be present to receive him, a ceremony was held for Neeraj at Ashok Hotel in New Delhi from 6:30 pm. In which many former Olympic players will also participate. Union Sports Minister Anurag Thakur will honor Neeraj and other players.
What will be the first thing Neeraj will do when he returns to India?
Neeraj Chopra had told in an exclusive interview with Zee News that after returning to India, he would first go home and eat with his family. After that we will start preparing for the next competition. Due to the preparations for the Olympics, he had to stay away from his family.
History created in Tokyo Olympics
Indian athlete Neeraj Chopra has created history in the Tokyo Olympics. He got India the Olympic Gold Medal in Athletics after a long wait of more than a century. In the final of Javelin Throw, he threw the javelin for a distance of 87.58.
Farmer’s son is Neeraj
Neeraj Chopra is originally from Khandara village in Panipat, Haryana. He was born on 24 December 1997. His father Satish Kumar is a farmer. The household expenses were met by farming. Neeraj has completed his schooling from Chandigarh. Along with studies, he liked to go to the farm with his father and uncle and work with them. Neeraj Chopra’s current coach is Ou Han. Neeraj Chopra gives 6 hours of training 6 days a week.
Entire village immersed in celebration
After Neeraj Chopra won the gold medal on Saturday, there was an atmosphere of celebration in his village Khandra in Panipat district. Even the elderly women of the village were singing and dancing. Neeraj Chopra’s father Satish Chopra also credited the family’s support behind his son’s achievement. His father had worked hard from the very beginning to raise his son in this sport.
Anil Vij also reached Neeraj’s village
The Home Minister reached Neeraj Chopra’s house in Anil Vij Khandara village and greeted his parents by making them a garland of flowers and a turban. Anil Vij took blessings by touching the feet of Neeraj’s father. Anil Vij said that this gold medal is a beginning in Haryana. Vij said that the moments we were waiting for, Neeraj Chopra has now ended them. At the same time, there is talk of organizing an honor ceremony and Neeraj Chopra will also be given prize money in the honor ceremony.
Important things related to Neeraj.
Initially Neeraj Chopra’s first love was volleyball. Neeraj Chopra initially used to play volleyball and cricket. But in the year 2011, at the behest of his uncle, he chose ‘Javelin Throw’ as a career.
Chopra’s first memorable win came in 2012 at the National Junior Championships in Lucknow. In that tournament, Chopra had set a national age-group record in the Under-16 event by throwing 68.46m javelin and won the gold medal.
Neeraj once again performed brilliantly in the 2013 National Youth Championship. He secured a place in the IAAF World Youth Championships to be held in Ukraine that year, finishing second.
In the All-India Inter-University Championship, Neeraj took the record of this age group by throwing 81.04 javelin in the year 2015.
Neeraj Chopra was highlighted in the year 2016, when he captured the gold medal in the Junior World Championships by throwing a world record 86.48 meters javelin.
In the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, Neeraj threw 86.47 meters and won the gold medal.
In the Asian Games 2018, Neeraj threw 88.06 meters in his best performance and gave India the first gold in Javelin Throw.
Rain of prizes on Neeraj Chopra
He will be given 6 crore rupees and class-1 job by the Haryana government.
-Punjab government has announced a cash reward of Rs 2 crore for Neeraj Chopra.
Chennai Super Kings has announced a reward of Rs 1 crore.
Neeraj Chopra will be able to travel for free in Indigo Airlines till the next one.