Olympic winner Neeraj Chopra, while talking to India Today. After Tokyo glory, thanked each Indian for their back and prayers. Neeraj tossed the javelin 87.58m to win the men’s javelin toss final.
A country of 1.3 billion erupted in joy on Saturday. After Neeraj Chopra made history by winning the men’s javelin. At the Tokyo, Games to secure India’s first-ever Olympic athletics gold post-independence.
Chopra, in a select interview to India Today’s Consulting Editor Boria Majumdar, said thanks to each Indian for their unconditional back. Also, he prayers and said that he was lucky. To be the reason behind India’s joy.
“I want to thank my countrymen. Would not have been here without their support and prayers. I had worked hard but their support was unconditional. I find myself very lucky to be the reason behind every India’s happiness,” Neeraj told India Today.
Neeraj joined Abhinav Bindra in the select 2-man list. After he ended up on best in the men’s spear in the last toss. The best attempt of 87.58m in his moment toss. Which was sufficient for him to finish on top. Neeraj also thanked Bindra for showing him the way to the Olympics glory.
“I want to thank Abhinav Bindra for showing us the path to Olympics glory by winning the gold medal in shooting,” Neeraj also said.
Neeraj Chopra, who hails from the northern Indian state of Haryana. He was an overweight 12-year-old boy. He persistently persuaded. By his family members to require up sports.
Expectations took off after the 23-year-old seized. The lead with a toss of 87.03. On his first attempt and his moment fixed India’s first Olympic sports medal. Neeraj ruled the javelin last just like he did in the qualification round. When he tossed the javelin 86.65m to qualify for the final with his first tossed.
Neeraj Chopra accomplished, what the incredible Milkha Singh and PT Usha did. He missed by the barest of edges at the Olympic Games. Neeraj not only realized their dream. But made it special by winning the Gold medal in Men’s Javelin at the Tokyo Olympics.