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
|Born||24 December 1997|
|Place of birth||Panipat Haryana|
|Father’s name||Satish Kumar|
|Mother’s name||Saroj Devi|
|Sports interested||Javelin throw|
|Coached by||Uwe Hohn|
|Personal best throw||88.07 m|
|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~
- Government of India has awarded him with the amount of 75 lakh
- Haryana government has awarded him with 6 crore , class 1 state government appointment and plot of land for an athletic Centre
- Punjab government has awarded him with 2 crore rupees
- one crore rupees from BCCI
- one crore rupees from CSK official
- 1 crore from Manipur government
- 7500000 from Indian Olympic Association
- 1 year free unlimited travel in Indigo flights from Indigo
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