Neeraj Chopra (Olympic Gold Medalist) Wiki, Biography, Age, Ranking, Images


Neeraj Chopra is an Indian track and field athlete who competes in the javelin throw. He grabs the gold medal in the 2016 IAAF World U20 Championships in Bydgoszcz, Poland. Moreover, he set the record at the world junior records. He made his debut in World Youth Championships in Donetsk, Ukraine in the year 2013. In the ongoing Tokyo Olympics 2020, Neeraj will be in action in the men’s javelin throw, which will begin with the qualifying round on August 4, 2021. Neeraj Chopra wins gold for INDIA in Tokyo Olympics 2020. He becomes India’s second individual Olympic Gold Medalist.

Neeraj Chopra was born on 24 December 1997, Khandra, Panipat, Haryana, India. Neeraj Chopra family is now residing in Panipat, Haryana, India, his father is Satish Kumar and his mother is Saroj Devi. His schooling and graduation details will be updated soon. He started her career from his childhood by his talent and interest he appeared in 2013 World Youth Championships Donetsk, Ukraine in this tournament he placed 19th position in Javelin throw of 700 g and he reached 66.75 m.

Later he won the gold medal at the 2016 South Asian Games, where he threw of 82.23 m, which is quite equal to Indian national record. He is currently coached by Garry Calvert, later he won the gold medal in Asian Athletic championships 2017, where he has thrown 85.23 meters. In the 2018 Commonwealth Games, Neeraj Chopra showed his best of 86.47 meters in men’s javelin throw. He is not only joined in an elite list of Indian athletes who won the gold medal on their debut Commonwealth Games.

Neeraj Chopra Biography

Name Neeraj Chopra
Real Name Neeraj Chopra
Nickname Neeraj
Profession Indian Athlete
Date of Birth 24 December 1997
Age 20
Zodiac sign Capricorn
Father Name Satish Kumar
Mother Name Saroj Devi
Religion Hindu
Educational Qualification Yet to be Updated
School Yet to be Updated
College Yet to be Updated
Hobbies Reading Books and Listening Music
Hometown Khandra, Panipat, Haryana, India
Nationality Indian
Married No
Wife Name Yet to be Updated
Current City Panipat, Haryana, India




Neeraj Chopra as International Competitions

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
2013 World Youth Championships Donetsk, Ukraine 19th (q) Javelin throw (700 g) 66.75 m
2015 Asian Championships Wuhan, China 9th Javelin throw 70.50 m
2016 South Asian Games Guwahati, India 1st Gold Javelin throw 82.23 m
Asian Junior Championships Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam 2nd Silver Javelin throw 77.60 m
World U20 Championships Bydgoszcz, Poland 1st Gold Javelin throw 86.48 m
2017 Asian Championships Bhubaneswar, India 1st Gold Javelin throw 85.23 m
World Championships London, United Kingdom 15th (q) Javelin throw 82.26 m
2018 Commonwealth Games Gold Coast, Australia 1st Javelin throw 86.47 m

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