Olympic gold medalist Neeraj Chopra shows javelin skills underwater

Olympic gold medalist Neeraj Chopra show his javelin skills underwater
Neeraj Chopra

Kolkata: After winning gold at the Tokyo Olympics, the ace javelin thrower has sealed his place in the hearts of his spectators. Without a doubt, he never misses an opportunity to delight his admirers with his enthusiasm and talent.

Neeraj Chopra has uploaded a video showing his scuba diving abilities. It has sparked a new wave of interest among netizens, similar to his gold medal-winning performance at the Tokyo Olympics.

The poster boy of Indian athletes, is seen in a tweet on Saturday imitating his javelin throwing abilities and then striking his characteristic triumphant stance while scuba diving.

Chopra made a name for himself when he won the Under-20 world championship in 2016. He quickly rose to prominence, winning medals in every major tournament in which he competed, including gold medals in the Commonwealth Games and the Asian Games in 2018.

Chopra also became the second Indian to win an individual Olympic gold, following shooter Abhinav Bindra’s victory in Beijing in 2008.

Following winning a gold medal in the Tokyo Olympics, Neeraj Chopra will compete in the World Championships, the CWG, and the Asian Games in 2022. “PS: Training shuru ho gayi hai,” Neeraj said in the next line of the video.

Chopra, who is 23 years old, has already said that he would not play in any competitions in 2021. Ever since he returned from Tokyo, Olympic gold medalist has been crisscrossing the country, soaking up the limelight for the historic Tokyo 2020 gold.


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