Neeraj Chopra of India made history on Sunday, August 28, 2023, by becoming the first Indian athlete to win gold at the World Athletics Championships. Chopra won the men's javelin throw event with a throw of 88.17 meters.
Chopra first came to prominence in 2016, when he won the gold medal at the Asian Junior Athletics Championships. He then went on to win the gold medal at the 2018 Commonwealth Games and the silver medal at the 2018 Asian Games. In 2021, he made history by becoming the first Indian to win an Olympic gold medal in track and field.
Chopra's gold medal throw was a thing of beauty. He unleashed a powerful throw that sailed through the air for 88.17 meters, well clear of the competition.
Chopra's gold medal win was a moment of national pride for India. He was greeted as a hero when he returned home, and his achievement is sure to inspire generations of Indian athletes to come.
Chopra is only 24 years old, and he has many years of competition ahead of him. He is already one of the best javelin throwers in the world, and he has the potential to become even better. The future is bright for Neeraj Chopra, and he is sure to continue to make India proud.