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.
Congratulations to Neeraj Chopra
As the news of Neeraj’s historic victory spread, congratulatory messages poured in from all corners. Among those celebrating was India’s Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports, Anurag Thakur, and Sarbananda Sonowal minister of port shipping and ayush has also share his visuals on social media, who hailed Neeraj’s feat as a watershed moment in Indian sporting history. He took to social media to express his pride and appreciation for the athlete’s remarkable achievement.
The talented @Neeraj_chopra1 exemplifies excellence. His dedication, precision and passion make him not just a champion in athletics but a symbol of unparalleled excellence in the entire sports world. Congrats to him for winning the Gold at the World Athletics Championships. pic.twitter.com/KsOsGmScER
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) August 28, 2023
Neeraj’s gold medal not only adds a glittering achievement to his personal record but also enriches India’s medal tally at the World Athletics Championships. This victory marks his second medal at the Championships, having previously secured a silver medal.