Neeraj Chopra Profile/ Biography, DOB, Age, Height, Bio, Family, Net worth

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Neeraj Chopra (Nijju,sarpanch)

Last Updated: 23 Jun, 2022 | Views: 93

Age: 24

Profession: Sports Men

Other Profession(s): Track and Field Athlete

Higher Education: Graduation

Birth Date, Sign & Religion Details

Date of Birth
24 Dec, 1997
Birth Country
India
Birth State/Province
Haryana
Birth District
Panipat
Birth Place
Khandra
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Religion
Hinduism
Nationalities
Indian

About Neeraj Chopra

About (profile/biography)

Subedar Neeraj Chopra is the first track and field athlete to achieve Gold Medal for India at the Olympics. He is an Indian Javeline Thrower. Neeraj Chopra completed his education at David Anglo-Vedic College, Chandigarh, and his Bachelor of Arts from Lovely Professional University (LPU). He joined Gymnasium to reduce his weight, and later, he joined Gym at Panipat, where he recognized his potential and started his training under the Javeline Thrower Jaiveer Chaudhary. Recently, he received Param Vishist Seva Medal (PVSM).

Career

In 2015: Chopra threw the Javeline 81.04 meters and broke the World record in the Junior Category at the All India Inter-University Athletics meet.

In 2016: He participated in Asian Junior Championships, which were held in Ho Chi Minh City.

In 2017: Chopra participated in Asian Championships, which were held in Bhubaneswar. He won gold for India.

In 2018: Neeraj Chopra participated in Asian Games and won gold.

In 2020: He participated in the Tokyo Olympic Games and won Gold for India.

Awards and Achievements

In 2021: He got the Major Dhyanchand Khel Ratna Award.

In 2022: Chopra received the fourth highest Civilian Award, Bharat Ratna.

Unknown Facts

Chopra became a junior commissioned officer (JCI) in the Indian Army.

Neeraj Chopra achieved seven Gold Medal for India in Javeline Throw, and Chopra got the second-ranked athlete internationally in the men's javelin throw for his performance in Tokyo.

Physical Stats

Height:(Approx.)
In Centimeters 182 cm
In Meters 1.82 m
In Feet & Inches 5'11"
Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 86 kg
In Pounds 189 Ibs
Eye Colour
Black
Hair Colour
Black

Family Details

Father's Name
Satish Kumar Chopra
Mother's Name
Saroj Devi
Sister(s)
Sangeeta, Sarita

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