‘Our diamond’: Cricket fraternity lauds Neeraj Chopra for becoming the first Indian to clinch gold at World Athletics Championship
India’s javelin throw sensation Neeraj Chopra has etched his name in the annals of history by becoming the first Indian to secure a gold medal at the World Athletics Championship. Revered across the nation as the ‘golden boy,’ Neeraj’s remarkable achievement on Sunday (August 27) left the entire country awestruck and proud.
Neeraj had previously displayed his prowess by securing a silver medal at the same championship, but he exhibited an unrelenting determination to ascend the podium’s top step this time and clinched the gold medal with a thunderous throw that stretched an impressive 88.17 meters.
Neeraj Chopra matches Abhinav Bindra’s rare feat
Notably, Neeraj’s victory also draws a parallel with the legendary Abhinav Bindra, who also holds the distinction of clinching gold at both the World Championships and the Olympics.
As the news of Neeraj’s historic win reverberated across the nation, a wave of celebration and pride washed over India. Citizens from all walks of life united in congratulating the star javelin thrower for his tremendous achievement. Among those joining the chorus of praise were