Neeraj Chopra on affair adolescent Indian athletes afterwards Olympic gold: Acquainted abundant to accommodated with no fears
Neeraj Chopra was greeted by adolescent associates of the Indian accidental at the Olympic Village afterwards he became the aboriginal Indian amateur to win a Games gold in a clue and acreage event.
Neeraj could be apparent actuality greeted by associates of the Indian accidental in the Olympic Village. (PR Sreejesh Instagram)
Neeraj Chopra won the men's javelin appellation at the Tokyo Olympics
Neeraj appropriately became India's aboriginal Olympic gold champ in clue and acreage events
Neeraj's men's javelin bandy final was the aftermost accident involving an Indian amateur at the Tokyo Olympics
Olympic best Neeraj Chopra said that it acquainted acceptable to allotment his success with adolescent Indian athletes at the Olympic Village. Neeraj could be apparent actuality greeted by associates of the Indian accidental at the Village afterwards he won India's aboriginal athletes Olympic gold.
Neeraj said that it was the aboriginal time that the Indian athletes absolutely managed to accommodated anniversary added with no fears of Covid-19 as they were all done with their competitions. Neeraj's men's javelin bandy final was the aftermost accident involving an Indian amateur at the Tokyo Olympics. "At the Olympics we were all together, we got to apperceive anniversary other. That was actual nice, all the athletes from the country accepting to apperceive anniversary added and acknowledging anniversary other," Neeraj told Aaj Tak at the Jai Ho conclave.
"All of us met afterwards the accident and it acquainted abundant to accommodated anniversary other. Before that, we absolutely could not accommodated anniversary other, we were all in our bubbles and actuality actual careful. The men's (hockey) aggregation won the medal, Lovlina (Borgohain) was there, the women's hockey aggregation played so well. We were all actual blessed to accommodated anniversary added and we had no fears about Covid because we were done with our campaigns," said Neeraj.
Neeraj Chopra on August 7 became India's aboriginal Olympic gold champ in contest and alone the additional from the nation to win the top award-winning in an alone accident at the Games afterwards Abhinav Bindra (2008 Beijing Games).
Neeraj Chopra threw the javelin 87.03m in his aboriginal bandy and bettered it with 87.58m but couldn't go any further. Chopra managed four accepted throws of 87.03m, 87.58m, 76.79m and 84.24 while his fourth and fifth throws were disqualified.
As it turns out, the 23-year-old Neeraj didn't charge to go any added as alike aboriginal bandy was bigger than the blow as he anchored the gold for India.
Neeraj Chopra's gold badge is alone the additional for India in alone class at the Olympics afterwards Abhinav Bindra, who bagged the top award-winning in the 10m Air Rifle cutting accident in China.