Neeraj Chopra wins historic gold medal at Tokyo Olympics
ByFunAsia 07 Aug 2021 09:22 AM 176

Neeraj Chopra made history on Saturday as he won the gold medal at the ongoing Tokyo Olympics in the men's javelin throw event. A few Bollywood stars, from Akshay Kumar to Taapsee Pannu, shared congratulatory messages for him.

With his success, Neeraj Chopra turned into the first competitor from India to win an Olympic-Gold medal, with a toss of 87.58 m in the second round. The 23-year-old is likewise the subsequent Indian to win an Olympic gold award in an individual shooter after Abhinav Bindra.

Ajay Devgn wrote on Twitter, "Congrats, Neeraj Chopra, on your success at the Tokyo Olympics. Good luck with that! You've made your folks and India pleased. I can't disclose to you how glad I am. This is wonderful. #NeerajChopra #TokyoOlympics."

Emraan Hashmi and John Abraham called Neeraj's accomplishment 'memorable.' Akshay Kumar expressed, "It's a GOLD. Heartiest Congratulations, @Neeraj_chopra1, on making history. You're liable for a billion bittersweet tears euphoria! Very much done, #NeerajChopra! #Tokyo2020."

Taapsee Pannu tweeted, "It's a gold!!!!!!! I'm hopping with Joy!!!! This youngster Neeraj Chopra has made history!!!!!!!" Diana Penty expressed, "The man with a GOLDen arm!! Congrats @Neeraj_chopra1. Super pleased and glad!"

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Ram Nath Kovind likewise praised Neeraj Chopra. "Exceptional win by Neeraj Chopra! Your lance gold breaks boundaries and makes history. You get back first since forever Olympic style events award to India in your first Olympics. Your accomplishment will rouse our childhood. India is thrilled! Heartiest congrats!" President Kovind composed on Twitter.

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"History has been prearranged in Tokyo! What @Neeraj_chopra1 has accomplished today will be recalled for eternity. The youthful Neeraj has done uncommonly well. He played with considerable enthusiasm and showed unrivaled coarseness. Congrats to him for winning the Gold. #Tokyo2020," PM Modi tweeted.

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