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.