5 Best Performances Of Neeraj Chopra Ahead Of Paris Olympics 2024

Neeraj Chopra was introduced to javelin throw at a stadium in Panipat where he saw some athletes practicing the sport and he started taking part himself.

Indian javelin throw star Neeraj Chopra is the heartthrob of the nation. He has always lived up to the expectations of his fans and served as an inspiration for youth.

Neeraj Chopra was introduced to javelin throw at a stadium in Panipat where he saw some athletes practicing the sport and he started taking part himself.

Chopra then picked up javelin throw as his sporting career and ever since has consistently shown his prowess on the field. He is one of the top medal contenders for India in the upcoming Paris Olympics 2024.

The golden boy of India has brought home innumerable medals and flown high the tri-colours. Among so many of his powerful performances, there are some that have been the most notable ones.

Let us have a look at some of Neeraj Chopra’s five best performances.

Tokyo Olympic 2020

The gold medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics is the highlight of Chopra’s sporting career.

The throw of 87.58 m in the finals gave India its first gold medal in a track and field event at the Olympics. With this he also became the only second Indian after Abhinav Bindra (Shooting) to win an individual gold medal at the summer event.

The Olympic gold was not just an emotional moment for Chopra but for the whole of India.

5 Best Performances of Neeraj Chopra Ahead Of Paris Olympics 2024

2023 world championships

Chopra won gold medal in men’s javelin throw in the 2023 IAAF World Athletics Championships. He gave a best throw of 88.17 m to finish first on the podium.

The Indian javelin thrower became the first Indian to win gold at the World Championships in javelin throw.

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Commonwealth Games 2018

Neeraj Chopra bagged gold in the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast. He had a best shot of 86.47 m to clinch the top post.

The then 20-year-old became the first Indian to win a gold medal in javelin throw at the Commonwealth Games.

5 Best Performances of Neeraj Chopra Ahead Of Paris Olympics 2024

Paavo Nurmi Games 2024

The reigning Olympic champion delivered a best throw of 85.97 m to win his first gold medal in the Paavo Nurmi Games in Turku, Finland. The gold is enough to give Chopra a major boost as he prepares for the Paris Olympic 2024 and eyes another coveted gold medal.

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IAAF World U20 Championships 2016

Chopra’s first major international outing was the 2016 IAAF World U20 Championships in Bydgoszcz, Poland where he won gold. set a new World Junior record of 86.48 m, becoming the first Indian athlete to achieve a world record.