Neeraj Chopra created history on the penultimate day of the Tokyo Olympics when he won a historic gold medal in men’s javelin. Chopra not only became the first Indian to win a track and field medal at the Olympics but also became only the second individual gold medallist from India.
Neeraj’s massive second throw of 87.58m saw him clinch the gold medal creating history. As the ace javelin thrower put India on the global map, he became a household name in the country. As he shot to fame, the public has become hell-bent on knowing his love interest. When asked who Neeraj’s crush is, he said, “Javelin is my crush and I am working hard for it.“
“I look forward to performing at the World Championship, Commonwealth games, Diamond league,” Neeraj Chopra
Having conquered the Olympics, Neeraj Chopra has no intention to slack off. The 23-year-old has set his eyes on the upcoming competitions. Neeraj shares that having celebrated his victory at the Tokyo Games, he is back to his daily grind. And is looking to gain some momentum ahead of the 2024 Paris Olympics.
“I have won a Gold medal in the Olympics. Next Year, I will be performing in the World Championship, Commonwealth games, Diamond league. After three years, again there will be Olympic games. These events will continue year after year. I look forward to performing in these events,” told in an interview with News18.
Neeraj opened up on his performance ahead of the Tokyo Olympics as he shared his regime during his preparation for the big stage. “I focus on my training and my diet. I also follow a strict schedule while preparing for games. Good training, food, and rest are important for the game. I aim to perform better in upcoming events,” he signed off.