Neeraj Chopra Biography, Age, Net worth, Height, Family, Girlfriend & Story

Neeraj Chopra Biography

Neeraj Chopra is an Indian track and field athlete, competes in the javelin throw. Neeraj Chopra was selected as the flag bearer at the opening ceremony for India at the 2018 Asian Games. He won the gold medal setting national record of 88.06 m at 2018 Asian Games in Javelin Throw. Read Neeraj Chopra Biography in Detail.

Neeraj Chopra Biography/ Personal Information

Neeraj Chopra is from the Khandra Village, Panipat, Haryana, India

 He was born 24 December 1997.

Neeraj Chopra is 20 years old.

He has done his education from DAV College, Chandigarh.

Neeraj Chopra Height is 5’10”.

Neeraj Chopra Weight is 65 kg(143 lbs).

Neeraj Chopra Personal Best is 88.06 m in 2018 Asian Games.

Neeraj Chpora is coached by Uwe Hohn

Neeraj Chopra Career

Neeraj was gold medal winner at the 2016 South Asian Games with a throw of 82.23 m.

In 2016 IAAF World U20 Championships in Bydgoszcz Poland, he won a gold medal but failed to qualify for for the 2016 Summer Olympics 

Neeraj won another gold medal in Asian Athletic championships 2017 with a throw of 85.23 meters

At 2018 Commonwealth Games (CWG), Neeraj Chopra registered a season best effort of 86.47 meters in men’s javelin throw. 

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

On 27 August 2018, Neeraj threw at a distance of 88.06 m and won gold in the Men’s javelin throw at the 2018 Asian Game.

Neeraj Chopra Wins Gold at Asian Games 2018

Neeraj Chopra Favourites

Neeraj Chopra HobbiesListening to music & Travelling
Favourite ActorShahrukh Khan
Favourite ActressKatrina Kaif
Favourite ColourBlue
Favourite DestinationShimla
Favourite DishesNon Veg Food
Favourite PoliticianNarendra Modi
Favourite BikePulsar 220
Neeraj Chopra Twitter Handle@Neeraj_chopra1
Neeraj Chopra Instagram

Lesser Known Fact about Neeraj Chopra

His inspiration to become athlete in Javelin Throw came after seeing his seniors in his village doing practice of Javelin throw.

From 2011 to 2015, he polished his skills in  Javelin Throw at the Sports Authority of India (SAI) centre in Tau Devi Lal Stadium in Panchkula.

Neeraj also underwent a 3-month off-season stint in Offenburg, Germany under renowned coach Werner Daniels.

Neeraj Chopra became the first Indian to win the Commonwealth Games javelin gold

He love watching YouTube video featuring Jan Zelezny, a retired Czech track and field athlete to learn Javelin Throw Skills.

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