Neeraj Chopra wins men’s javelin and created history, being the first Indian Athlete to win Gold Medal in Olympics. India are golden in athletics for the first time at the Olympic Games! Thank you my son says Payoli Express PT Usha.
India are golden in athletics for the first time at the Olympic 2020 Games!
Neeraj Chopra is the hero with a best throw of 87.58m on his second attempt holding all the way.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi Just spoke to @Neeraj_chopra1 and congratulated him on winning the Gold! Appreciated his hardwork and tenacity, which have been on full display during #Tokyo2020. He personifies the best of sporting talent and sportsman spirit. Best wishes for his future endeavours.
PM Modi tweeted History has been scripted at Tokyo! What
@Neeraj_chopra1 has achieved today will be remembered forever. The young Neeraj has done exceptionally well. He played with remarkable passion and showed unparalleled grit. Congratulations to him for winning the Gold. #Tokyo2020
Thank you my son @Neeraj_chopra1 🇮🇳🥇 #Tokyo2020
The Payoli Express PT Usha wrote on her twitter : Realised my unfinished dream today after 37 years. Thank you my son @Neeraj_chopra1 🇮🇳🥇 #Tokyo2020
Two Czechs, Jakub Vadlejch (86.67) and Vitezslav Vesely (85.44), win silver and bronze.
The pre-competition favourite Johannes Vetter did not make the final round of throws, finishing 9th