New Delhi: In the Tokyo Olympics, Indian javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra created history by targeting gold. In the javelin throw final, Neeraj took the gold with a best distance of 87.58. This gold medal is very special because India has won gold in the Olympics after 13 years.
After creating history for Neeraj Chopra, his ranking and his brand value have taken a big leap.
Neeraj is giving competition to Kohli
After winning the gold in the Tokyo Olympics, the eyes of the whole world are on Neeraj Chopra. Big companies are coming forward to sport this top player. At the same time, the eyes of all the brands are also on them. IIS and JSW Sports founder Parth Jindal has said that Neeraj Chopra’s brand value has surpassed that of Virat Kohli.
Demand to make Neeraj the brand ambassador of Hindi
Some time ago a video of Neeraj Chopra went viral in which a show host asked questions in English to Neeraj Chopra. He said how did you start Javelin, just tell us its story? On this, Neeraj smiles and says- Sir, ask in Hindi.
Desi Chora Neeraj Chopra Old Interview pic.twitter.com/1g3wayNoJz
— Tajinder Pal Singh Bagga (@TajinderBagga) August 9, 2021
At the same time, in another show, Neeraj was asked a question in English and he did it again. He talked about asking questions in Hindi. This video is becoming increasingly viral on Twitter.
you can also be our hindi ambassador & rejuvenate our language ! @Neeraj_chopra1
ppl from all over the world will learn hindi to understand your interviews & tweets. https://t.co/crZGOQszNz
— Prakriti Sharma (@prakritiaryaa) August 13, 2021
The way he said “Hindi mein pooch lo ji” without any hesitation or second thoughts, was totally #NeerajChopra
— Vaishali Gurwani (@its_Bulbul) August 11, 2021
Can’t wait for my kids to have a chapter about Neeraj Chopra in their hindi textbooks
— Manish (@ManishSudhirr) August 9, 2021
Neeraj reached second place in world ranking
India’s Olympic champion Neeraj Chopra jumped 14 places to second in the men’s javelin throw world rankings after winning a historic gold medal at the Tokyo Games.
The 23-year-old Chopra was ranked 16th ahead of the Tokyo Olympics with an average performance score of 1224 points. He gave India its first medal in athletics by throwing the javelin 87.58 meters away. In the latest rankings released by World Athletics, Neeraj is now second only to Germany’s Johannes Wetter (1396) with an average performance score of 1315.