Neeraj Chopra (Indian Athlete) Biography, Wiki, Age, Height, Career, Family, Awards and Many More


Neeraj Chopra (Indian Athlete) Biography, Wiki, Age, Height, Career, Family, Awards and Many More
Neeraj Chopra In Olympics 

Neeraj Chopra Biography/Wiki

  • Real Name: Neeraj Chopra
  • Name: Neeraj Chopra
  • Nick Name: Golden Boy
  • Sex: Male
  • Date of Birth(DOB): 24 December 1997
  • Age: 23 as of 2021
  • Birth Place: Panipat, Haryana, India
  • Profession: Track and Field Athlete
  • Known For: First Indian Olympian to win a gold medal in Athletics
Neeraj Chopra (Indian Athlete) Biography, Wiki, Age, Height, Career, Family, Awards and Many More
Neeraj Chopra throwing
  • Nationality: Indian
  • Religion: Hinduism
  • Mother Tongue: Haryani, Hindi
  • Languages Known: Hindi, Haryana
  • Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
  • Coach: Uwe Hohn

Neeraj Chopra Physical Appearance and Personality 

  • Eye Color: Black
  • Hair Color: Black
  • Height: 5'11" Feet Inches
  • Weight: 87 Kgs
  • Body Type: Slim

Neeraj Chopra Education and Qualification

  • School: Not Known
  • College:  Dayanand Anglo-Vedic College 
  • Educational Qualification: Bachelor of Arts from Lovely Professional University in Jalandhar, Punjab.

Neeraj Chopra Family, Father, and Mother Details

Neeraj Chopra (Indian Athlete) Biography, Wiki, Age, Height, Career, Family, Awards and Many More
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  • Father: Satish Kumar
  • Mother: Saroj Devi
  • Brother: None
  • Sister: Sangeeta and Sarita
  • No of Brothers: 0
  • No of Sisters: 2

Neeraj Chopra Relationships, Girlfriends, Wife, and Affairs

  • Martial Status: Not Married

Neeraj Chopra Home Town and Current City 

  • Home Town: Panipat, Haryana, India
  • Current City: Panipat, Haryana, India

     Neeraj Chopra Debut:  2012 junior nationals in Lucknow by achieving a new national record throw of 68.40 meters

Neeraj Chopra Career

Neeraj Chopra (Indian Athlete) Biography, Wiki, Age, Height, Career, Family, Awards and Many More
Neeraj Chopra Success

  • Neeraj Chopra is from a Haryanavi agricultural family. He Was Born to Satish Kumar and Saroj Devi on 24 December 1997.
  • Chopra's father enrolled him in a gymnasium at Madlauda, Later Enrolled in a Gym in Panipat After local children teased him about his childhood obesity.
  • Jaiveer Choudhary recognized his early talent when Chopra has visited the nearby Panipat Sports Authority of India.
  • At the age of 13, he was admitted to the Tau Devi Lal Sports Complex in Panchkula, four hours from his home and he trained under coach Naseem Ahmad, where he typically achieved throws of around 55 meters.
  • He won the 2012 junior nationals in Lucknow by achieving a new national record throw of 68.40 meters, After that, he entered his first international competition, the World Youth Championships in Ukraine.
  • Neeraj Chopra won his first international medal in 2014, a silver at the Youth Olympics Qualification in Bangkok.
  • Neeraj Chopra won a gold medal at the 2016 South Asian Games with a throw of 84.23 m, where Chopra equaled the Indian national record.
  • He won a gold medal in the 2016 IAAF World U20 Championships in Bydgoszcz, Poland, and set a world junior record of 86.48 m, but failed to qualify for the 2016 Summer Olympics.
Neeraj Chopra (Indian Athlete) Biography, Wiki, Age, Height, Career, Family, Awards and Many More
Neeraj Chopra in blue T shirt
  •  Indian Army offered Neeraj Chopra a direct appointment as a Junior Commissioned Officer in the Rajputana Rifles with the rank of Naib Subedar, However, he left the NIS Patiala to train at the Sports Authority of India center in Bengaluru in September 2016.
  • After that he won many Gold Medals in Competitions, He made his debut at the Olympics representing India at the 2020 Summer Olympics. He won the gold medal in the final on 7 August with a throw of 87.58 m.
  • He is the first Indian Olympian to win a gold medal in athletics, and the first post-independence Indian Olympic medalist in athletics.
  • Neeraj Chopra also became the second Indian to win an individual Olympic gold medal after Abhinav Bindra, who won the gold medal in the men's 10 m air rifle in the 2008 Summer Olympics.
  • He dedicated his win to sprinters Milkha Singh and P. T. Usha.

He represented India at the following International Competitions and won the Gold Medal

Neeraj Chopra (Indian Athlete) Biography, Wiki, Age, Height, Career, Family, Awards and Many More
Neeraj Chopra in white T shirt

  • Olympic Games-Gold medal – first place-2020 Tokyo-Javelin throw
  • Asian Games-Gold medal – first place-2018 Jakarta-Javelin throw
  • Commonwealth Games-Gold medal – first place-2018 Gold Coast-Javelin throw
  • Asian Championships-Gold medal – first place-2017 Bhubaneshwar-Javelin throw
  • South Asian Games-Gold medal – first place-2016 Guwahati/Shillong-Javelin throw
  • World Junior Championships-Gold medal – first place 2016 Bydgoszcz-Javelin throw
  • Asian Junior Championships-Silver medal – second place-2016 Ho Chi Minh City-Javelin throw

Neeraj Chopra Awards, Honors, and Achievements

Neeraj Chopra (Indian Athlete) Biography, Wiki, Age, Height, Career, Family, Awards and Many More
Neeraj Chopra holding Award

  • He Won Arjuna Award in 2018.
  • He Won Vishisht Seva Medal (VSM) in the 2020 Republic Day honors.

For winning the gold medal at the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics


Neeraj Chopra (Indian Athlete) Biography, Wiki, Age, Height, Career, Family, Awards and Many More
Neeraj Chopra holding gold medal

  • ₹75 lakh (US$110,000) Was Awarded by the Government of India.
  • ₹6 crores (US$840,000) Was Awarded by the Government of Haryana, a Class-I state government appointment, and a plot of land for an athletics center.
  • ₹2 crores (US$280,000) Was Awarded from BYJU'S.
  • ₹2 crores (US$280,000) Was Awarded by the Government of Punjab.
  • ₹1 crore (US$140,000) Was Awarded by the Government of Manipur.
  • ₹1 crore (US$140,000) Was Awarded from the Board of Control for Cricket in India.
  • ₹1 crore (US$140,000) Was Awarded from Chennai Super Kings and a personalized jersey.
  • ₹25 lakh (US$35,000) Was Awarded from the Elan realty group, Gurugram.
  • ₹75 lakh (US$110,000) Was Awarded by the Indian Olympic Association.
  • 1-year free unlimited travel in Indigo Flights Was Awarded From Indigo.
  • Brand new unreleased Mahindra XUV 700(US$35000) Was Awarded from Mahindra and Mahindra.

Neeraj Chopra Controversies

None

Neeraj Chopra Networth and Remunerations

Neeraj Chopra Net Worth: 1 to 5 million

Neeraj Chopra Facts

  • Does he Consumes Alcohol: No
  • Does he Smoke Cigarette: No
  • Does he will Drive Car/Bike: Yes
  • Does he Swims: Yes
  • Does he is a Yoga Practioner: Yes
  • Does he Goes to the Gym: Yes
  • Does he prefer Vegetarian/Non-Vegetarian: Vegetarian But Converted in to Non-Vegetarian

Neeraj Chopra Social Media

Neeraj Chopra (Indian Athlete) Biography, Wiki, Age, Height, Career, Family, Awards and Many More
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