DATE OF BIRTH
Neeraj Chopra was born on Wednesday, 24 December 1997 in Khandra Village, Panipat, Haryana, India.
He studied from DAV College, Chandigarh.
Neeraj Chopra is an Indian olympic style sports competitor, in the javelin throw. He participated at 2018 Asian Games where he won the gold award setting national record of 88.06 m and at the 2018 Commonwealth Games where as well, he secured the gold medal. Neeraj Chopra was chosen as the flagbearer at the opening ceremony for India at the 2018 Asian Games, which additionally denotes his first Asian Games appearance.He likewise participated in India at the IAAF Diamond League.
Neeraj was spotted by previous javelin thrower Jaiveer Singh at a volleyball competition in 2011, seeing his spryness and quality at 13 years old Jaiveer conversed with him and persuaded to take up vocation in javelin throw, he prepared him at first.
Neeraj is a right hand thrower.Neeraj weighed 77kg at 13 years old, his uncle was strict and placed him in sports.Indian Army offered him a post which he acknowledged.
Under 16 National Junior Championships
In 2012 Neeraj won gold at the under 16 National Junior Championships in Lucknow with the throw of 68.46m, he was only 14 at that point.
National Youth Championship
In 2013 he won silver at the National Youth Championship.In 2014 he broke the National Youth Championship record with the throw of 76.50m.
On 31st December 2015 Neeraj throw a noteworthy 81.04m, a national junior record and the main score that year in worldwide U20 circuits.
2016 South Asian Games
Neeraj won a gold medal at the 2016 South Asian Games with a throw of 82.23 m, where he equalled the Indian national record.
2016 IAAF World U20 Championships
He won a gold medal in 2016 IAAF World U20 Championships in Bydgoszcz, Poland. He additionally set a world junior record setting 86.48 m at the U20 titles. In spite of these exhibitions, he failed to fit the for the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics as the cut off date was 11 July.
Neeraj won another gold medal in Asian Athletic titles 2017 with a throw of 85.23 meters.
2018 Commonwealth Games
Neeraj Chopra enrolled a season best exertion of 86.47 meters in men’s javelin throw at 2018 Commonwealth Games. With that, Chopra not just joined a tip top rundown of Indian competitors to win a gold award on their Commonwealth Games make a big appearance, yet in addition turned into the main Indian to triumph in Javelin Throw at Commonwealth Games.
Doha Diamond League
In May 2018, he again broke the national record at the Doha Diamond League with a throw of 87.43 meters.
He is at present trained by Uwe Hohn.
2018 Asian Games
On 27 August 2018, Neeraj throw at a separation of 88.06 m and won gold in the Men’s javelin throw at the 2018 Asian Games and set another Indian national record bettering his past record that was set at Doha diamond league.