10 Months After Olympics Win, Neeraj Chopra Returns & Breaks National Record In Finland

10 months ago, Neeraj Chopra had etched history after winning gold at the Olympic Games as he brought home the medal in Javelin Throw. And now, he has yet again etched history by breaking the national record in his first appearance post the Olympics!


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According to Indian Express, Neeraj Chopra made his return at the international Paavo Nurmi Games in Finland and came up with an effort of 89.30m. He broke his own national record by more than a metre.

After throwing the javelin, Chopra made a similarly excited cry, with his arms up in the air, just like he’d done in the Olympics.

Have a look:

This massive throw helped him bag the silver medal at the Paavo Nurmi Games. He was just behind Oliver Helander, who produced a personal best throw of 89.93m. World champion Anderson Peters of Grenada came third with a throw of 86.60m.

Congratulations started pouring in from everywhere, starting from politicians to sportspersons. Have a look:

Congratulations, Neeraj Chopra. Keep’em coming!

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