New Delhi: Three-time IPL champion Chennai Super Kings honored Tokyo Olympics gold medalist winner Neeraj Chopra with a check of Rs 1 crore on Sunday for his historic achievement. .
Neeraj got Rs 1 crore
Javelin Throw player Neeraj Chopra was handed over a check of Rs 1 crore on behalf of Chennai Super Kings Cricket Ltd.
Special jersey for golden boy
According to the franchise’s press release, CSK also handed over the jersey number 8758 (based on the gold medal attempt of 87.58m in Tokyo) in honor of Neeraj Chopra. Chopra is only the second individual Olympic gold medalist from India after Abhinav Bindra. .
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‘Proud of Neeraj Chopra’
CSK CEO Kashi Viswanathan said, “The entire nation is proud of Neeraj for his splendid achievement. He set the benchmark by becoming the first Indian to win a gold medal in track and field.
‘Honour to hand over CSK jersey’
Kashi Viswanathan said, ‘He is an inspiration for the next generation. The number of 87.58 is forever recorded in the history of Indian sports and it is an honor for us to hand over this special jersey to Neeraj.
thank you neeraj
After receiving the award and special jersey from Chennai Super Kings, 23-year-old Neeraj Chopra said that the last two months were an opportunity for him to experience new things. He also thanked the CSK management.
didn’t expect so much love
Neeraj Chopra said, ‘Thank you for your support and award. Looks good enough. I never thought that I would get so much love after winning the gold medal. Didn’t expect it and I am feeling very good. Hope I work harder and get good results.
Neeraj Chopra has created history
Neeraj Chopra became the first Indian to win a gold medal in the athletics event of the Olympic Games by throwing a javelin for a distance of 87.58 meters in Tokyo on 7 August.