Neeraj Chopra biography | Neeraj Chopra | Golden boy Neeraj Chopra biography

Neeraj Chopra is not just a name but the emotions of millions of people. Presently everyone knows the gold medalist Neeraj Sharma from India. In this article I will be discussing about Neeraj Chopra’s life, how ordinary Neeraj Sharma became Olympic gold medalist Neeraj Sharma ? And at last I will be giving you the short summary of his life as well .

Neeraj Chopra Biography

Neeraj Chopra was born on 24th December 1997 in Panipat Haryana . His father’s name is Satish Kumar who is a farmer and his mother’s name is Saroj Devi who is a housewife . Neeraj Chopra is an Indian javelin thrower and junior commissioned officer in the Indian military . He has won a gold medal in Tokyo Olympic 2020 for India in javelin thrower . After winning gold medal for India , people started calling him as Golden boy .

Early life and education

Golden boy Neeraj Chopra has completed his education from DAV College Chandigarh India . Talking about his early life then when he was at 12 years old he was a fat boy who was uncomfortable about his weight. He was forced by his family to go to the stadium for running so that he could lose his fat .

During his running time , he saw many athletes practicing their games in the stadium . He was highly facilitated by them and from there onwards he thought to build his career in the field of sports. But he was confused about his interest in a particular game , so he started practicing and participating in every game to check his interest and potential . Once he tried javelin throw and he through it way farther than any athlete in that Stadium. Every athlete was so surprised and stunned . From there onwards Neeraj Chopra started his career in javelin throw and the way to win a gold for India has started from here onwards and his success was seen in 2021 when he won a gold medal for India in Tokyo Olympics 2020 .

Neeraj Chopra Short biodata

Name Neeraj Chopra
Born24 December 1997
Place of birth Panipat Haryana
Father’s name Satish Kumar
Mother’s nameSaroj Devi
Education DAV college
Country India
Sports interested Javelin throw
Coached by Uwe Hohn
Height 6 ft
Army postSubedaar
Personal best throw 88.07 m
Weight 86 kg
National awards Arjuna Award , Vishisht Seva Medal ( VSM )

Awards ~ Golden boy biography

After winning a gold medal in Tokyo Olympic 2020, Neeraj Chopra was awarded with~

  1. Government of India has awarded him with the amount of 75 lakh
  2. Haryana government has awarded him with 6 crore , class 1 state government appointment and plot of land for an athletic Centre
  3. Punjab government has awarded him with 2 crore rupees
  4. one crore rupees from BCCI
  5. one crore rupees from CSK official
  6. 1 crore from Manipur government
  7. 7500000 from Indian Olympic Association
  8. 1 year free unlimited travel in Indigo flights from Indigo

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