West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and leader of the opposition, Suvendu Adhikari, has congratulated Indian Golden athlete Neeraj Chopra for his gold medal win in the World Athletics Championship in Budapest.
Twenty-five-year-old Indian Army officer Neeraj Chopra in a historic moment for Indian athletics, clinched the gold medal in the men’s javelin throw event at the World Athletics Championships held in Budapest, Hungary.
The ‘golden boy of Indian athletics’ etched his name in history by becoming the first-ever Indian athlete to secure a gold medal at this prestigious championship.
Neeraj’s remarkable achievement unfolded in the early hours of August 28 as he went head-to-head with competitors from around the world. Displaying exceptional prowess, he recorded a stellar throw of 88.17 meters during his second attempt, solidifying his dominance throughout.
This outstanding performance not only secured the gold medal for Neeraj but also established him as a trailblazer for Indian sports on the global stage.
” Congratulations Neeraj Chopra. The entire nation is proud of you for becoming the first Indian to win the gold medal in the javelin throw in World Athletics Championship today in Budapest. I wish you the very best in all your future endeavours,” said Bengal CM in her message.
” You have done it again, our golden boy”, tweeted Adhikari.
” Golden Boy with Golden Arm, Olympic Champion, Diamond League Champion, Asian Games Champion, Commonwealth Games Champion Neeraj Chopra has done it again. World Athletics Championship. Many many congratulations to Neeraj Chopra for becoming the World Champion,” Adhikari said.
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