Son Of Haryana Farmer Neeraj Chopra’s Javelin Throw Debut Catapults Him To Olympics Finals

23-year-old Neeraj Chopra is the son of a farmer from Haryana and had taken up athletics only to shed flab on his body. And was his first-ever Olympics performance and he has already secured a place in the finals!

According to The Hindu, Neeraj Chopra qualified for the final of the javelin throw event at the Tokyo Olympic with a stunning first attempt of 86.65m. The final round is to be held on Saturday. Have a look at today’s throw here:

This happy news soon started trending on Twitter as people celebrated the athlete and rejoiced in the possibility of another medal for India.


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What an incredible debut! Keeping our fingers crossed for Neeraj Chopra. May he win a medal!

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