Neeraj Chopra hands over medal to Milkha Singh

Sports 2021-08-07

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  • Neeraj Chopra, who made the country proud at the Tokyo Olympics, was moved when he heard the national anthem.

  • Neeraj Chopra is the second Indian to win an individual gold in the Olympics.

  • India has so far claimed only gold in the Abhinav Bindra shooting in 2008 in individual events.

Neeraj Chopra, who made the country proud at the Tokyo Olympics, was moved when he heard the national anthem. Neeraj said he was on the verge of tears. Neeraj told reporters that the medal was dedicated to India's legendary Milkha Singh.

'I never thought about winning a gold medal. I wanted to show something special today. He wanted to break the Olympic record. The highlight of this year is being able to play at the international level. International competitions are very important to me, ”said Neeraj Chopra.

Neeraj Chopra is the second Indian to win an individual gold in the Olympics. India has so far claimed only gold in the Abhinav Bindra shooting in 2008 in individual events. Neeraj won gold in the javelin throw with a distance of 87.58 meters. This is the first gold for India in track and field.

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