Neeraj Chopra Indian Track and Field Athlete

Neeraj Chopra was born on 24 December 1997 (age 19 as on published date) at Khandra, Panipat, Haryana, India. Neeraj is an Indian track and field athlete competing in the javelin throw. His father is a farmer and Mother is a housewife. He left his education at DAV College, Chandigarh. Neeraj Chopra has been appointed a Junior Commissioned Officer by the Indian Army. Now he is pursuing graduation through a correspondence course.

Physical Status

Height – Unknown

Weight – Unknown

Medals

Gold – 3
Silver – 0
Bronze – 0

Caste: Unkown

Neeraj Chopra Family Members

Neerak Chopra Family

Career

Chopra threw the javelin to 86.48m to set a new junior world record and won the gold medal at the 2016 IAAF World U-20 Championships in Bydgoszcz, Poland

Neeraj Chopra  Breaks U-20 World Record

Neeraj Chopra Breaks U-20 world record
Athletics Weekly

Despite being a junior athlete, that stunning throw in Poland put Chopra at No.11 in the senior rankings of last season.

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In 2016 South Asian Games Neeraj Clinched Gold medal with a throw of 82.23 m, which equalled the Indian national record.

Neeraj Chopra won Gold at IAAF World U-20 Championships

Neeraj Chopra won Gold at IAAF world u20 championships

Chopra, who now trains under Australian coach Garry Calvert, at SAI Banglore wants to take part in some top-level competitions.

Neeraj Coach Garry Calvert (L)

Neeraj Coach Garry Calvert

Chopra could not qualify for the Rio Olympics because the deadline for qualification was over and he had some problem in his back in April.

Neeraj won the gold medal in Asian Athletic Championships 2017 with a throw of 85.23 meters. Which Held in Bhuwaneshwar, India.

In May 2018, he again broke the national record at the Doha Diamond League with a throw of 87.43 meters.

July 20, 2018, Chopra won his Gold medal, at the Sotteville Athletics meet in France with the throw of 85.17m

Niraj Chopra Record

Niraj Chopra Record

Neeraj Targets for a medal in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

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