Neeraj Chopra, Javelin Thrower Win a Gold Medal in IAAF World U-20 Athletics :- The India has never been short of talent and from time to time many, many individual have proved this myth. And recently a man who has made our country and the peoples of India proud is Neeraj Chopra.
This man set a new junior world record en route to winning the gold medal at the IAAF World Under-20 in Athletics Championship at the Bydgoszcz, Poland, on Saturday.
Neeraj set out the world record by smashing his full effort of claim 86.48m in Athletics and became the first Indian to achieve this foot. Also, this is the first time in the history that an Indian has won a gold at any World Athletics Championships.
Earlier, this record was held by the Latvian Zigismunds Sirmais and now Neeraj Chopra has achieved this landmark.
Neeraj Chopra comes from Panipat, Haryana and was fully confident even before achieving this goal.
This man cleared his intention from the very first throw as he achieved the landmark of 79.66 meters in his first attempt and thus put him on the mountain of the confidence.
Although, Grobler who hails from the South Africa lead in the first attempt as he achieved 80.59 meters in the first attempt but all his effort went in vain, when Neeraj throws of 86.48 meters enabled him to take a big lead and thus win eventually.
This world record of Haryanvi boy is the eighth best among all javelin throwers this year and even, he is now ahead of the Olympic gold medalist Keshorn Walcott of Trinidad and Tobago, whose best in 2016 is 86.35m.
Neeraj told the media wing in an exclusive interview that ” from last couple of months I have worked on my witness. And when I was throwing from my left hand, I knew something special is going to happen but never had imagined that I would reach up to achieve this world record”.
Well, Neeraj has mad us all proud and we are really proud of him and will hope that he will continue doing all these stuff in the upcoming future.