India Won GOLD In Javelin Throw
India gets Olympic champion as Neeraj Chopra wins GOLD medal in Javelin Throw Final. He has won a GOLD medal for India by throwing his best as compared to the other 12 players from across the world and won the first GOLD medal for India at Tokyo Olympics and impressed in the majority of the rounds.
He created history as he became the first from the country to win a gold in track and field in Tokyo Olympics. He threw a distance of 87.58m at the ongoing Tokyo Olympics. Neeraj began his search for the medal with a huge throw of 87.03 meters and was leading the pack after the end of first attempt.
He improved it with the second throw of 87.58m. While he wasn’t able to improve any further, it was enough to get him the coveted medal. Neeraj is now the second Indian after Abhinav Bindra to win a gold medal in individual events.
With this, India has now won seven medals in the multi-sporting event in the ongoing Tokyo 2020, which includes Bajrang Punia (Bronze), PV Sindhu (bronze), Lovlina Borgohain (bronze), men’s hockey team ( bronze), Mirabai Chanu (silver), and Ravi Kumar Dahiya (silver) have also won medals.