Neeraj became only the second Indian to claim an individual yellow metal at the Olympic podium after shooter Abhinav Bindra; and the first medal winner for the country in the track and field event. The Haryana-lad is basking in the glory and the much-deserved attention after his triumphant return from the Japanese capital but he has already set his sights on the upcoming international events. Neeraj Chopra Olympic Gold: AFI to commemorate August 7 as National Javelin Day to honour its ‘golden boy’ Neeraj – who clinched a gold medal at the Olympic Stadium with his throw of 87.58meters in the finals – aims to breach the 90meter-mark and top the podium at the next year’s athletics championships. While interacting with the media at a felicitation event organised by the Athletics Federation of India (AFI) to celebrate impressive performances of the country’s athletes in Tokyo, Neeraj revealed what’s on his mind now. Neeraj Chopra rewards, brand endorsements: All you need to know: prizes, multi-crore deals for gold winner “My next target is the IAAF World Athletics Championship 2022 and I’d like to win a gold medal there as well. The competition at the World Athletics Championships is sometimes better than… Read full this story
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