World Champion

The second Indian and  first male & field athlete to win the Silver Medal at the World Championship.

Coached by World Record Holder

Former German javelin   thrower Uwe Hohn, the only athlete to throw a javelin 100meters or more.

Own Record Breaker

In almost every new   tournament breaking his own records, from throwing 55m to top 89.94m.

First Love

Neeraj used to play   Volleyball till age of 11 and knew hardly about javelin throw that time.

Fighter for Career

Severe elbow injury in 2019 and after rest for 16 months, registered a winning throw of 87.86m and qualified for Tokyo Olympics.

In Indian Army

Olympic winner Neeraj Chopra has been appointed Naib Subedar in Indian army since win in U-20 championship, 2016.

Fighting Obesity

Neeraj Chopra was 90kgs at the age of 12 years to the Olympic Champion athlete at the age of 24 years.


Neeraj Chopra - The Olympics Gold Medalist won Arjuna award in 2018, nomimnated for Khel Ratna Award.

Humble Roots

Neerah Chopra comes from Khandra Village, Panipat, Haryana. Father is a farmer and mother a housewife.