Neeraj Chopra Full Biography, Records, Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Family & More


Neeraj Chopra Full Biography

Neeraj Chopra Biography Javelin Throw Athlete exclusive performance in Tokyo Olympic 2020, Gold medal winner, Career, Physique, Interesting facts Know who is Neeraj Chopra. He was born in 24 December 1997 panipath district hariyana. Neeraj is an Indian track and field athlete who competes in the javelin throw. However, Today he is A Junior Commissioned Officer (JCO) in the Indian Army but Chopra is become the first track and field athlete to win an Olympic gold medal for India, winning the medal over the 2020 Tokyo Olympics in the men’s javelin throw.

Neeraj Chopra Basic Information 

  • FULL NAME: Neeraj Chopra 
  • Nick name : Nijju
  • ROLE          : Javelin Thrower (Athlete)

Neeraj Chopra Physical Appearance

  • HEIGHT      : 5′ 11”
  • Weight       : 86
  • Eye Color   : Black
  • Hair Color  : Black

Personal Life of Neeraj Chopra

  • Date of Birth : 24 December 1997 (Wednesday)      
  • Age                : 23
  • Birth Place    :  Khandra Village, Panipat District, Haryana
  • Zodiac sign   :  Capricorn
  • Nationality    :  Indian 
  • School           : N/A
  • College          : DVA College, Chandigarh

:  Kurukshetra University, Haryana

  • EDUCATION  : Graduation (Correspondence)
  • Net Worth     : $1 To 5 Million US Dollar 

Neeraj Chopra Family & Religion 

  • Father:  Satish kumar chopra (Works as a farmer)
  • Mother: Saroj Devi
  • Brother: N/A
  • Sister:    Sangeeta and sarita
  • Coach/Mentor:  Gray Calvert, Naseem Ahmad, Klaus Bartonietz, Werner Daniels, Uwe Hohn (Personal coach), Raj Kumar(Army coach)
  • Religion: N/A
  • Address: N/A

 Career of Neeraj Chopra

  • He was appointed as a junior Commissioned Officer in Indian Army in 2016 in the parent unit 4 Rajputana Rifles.

Highlighted Records of Neeraj Chopra

  • 2018 National Record of 88.06m mark at the Asian Games
  • 2021 National record of 88.07m mark at the Indian Grand Prix

Neeraj Chopra Preferences & Hobbies

  • Fav Flim: Rocky Series 
  • Favorite Actor: Akshay kumar
  • Favorite Singer(s): Rajender Kharkia and KD
  • Favorite video game: Javelin Master 2, Brothers in Arms, and Asphaltate

Neeraj Chopra Relationship Status

  • Marital Status: Unmarried
  • Wife               : N/A

Neeraj Chopra Awards and Recognitions

  • 2017 Hindustan Times 30 under 30 Awarded by Captain Amarinder Singh
  • 2018 Arjuna Award
  • 2020 Vishisht Seva Medal (VSM)
  • 2021 Sportstar ACES Award- Sportsman of the Decade(Track and Field)

Controversies did by Neeraj Chopra

  • N/A

Lesser-Known Facts About Neeraj Chopra

  • Neeraj Chopra is an Indian athlete who represents India in the javelin thro He is ranked as Junior Commissioned Officer (Subedar) in the Indian Arm
  • He lives in a joint family with more than 17 other members in Panipat, Haryana. In his childhood, he used to be a chubby kid and used to wear a white kurta-pyjama. His village people used to call him Sarpanch. [9]
  • In an interview, when he was asked how he developed an interest in the javelin, he replied,

66 As an obese child, at the age of 11, I weighed 80 kilos. To get into shape, I visited the Panipat Stadium during vacations. My pocket money was about Rs 30 and many days I didn’t even have money for a glass of juice. I travelled by bus for about 17 kilometres to reach the stadium and returned with my uncle who worked in Panipat city. Although I was running to shed weight, I didn’t particularly enjoy it. I used to stand at some distance and watch my senior Jaiveer, who has represented Haryana in javelin, practice. One day, at his behest, I tried the javelin. I discovered I could throw it far and the realisatin helped me regain my self-esteem.” Neeraj Chopra Biography.

  • On 31 March 2020, he donated Rs. 2 lakh in the PM Cares Fund amid the coronavirus pandemic.
  • He represented India at the Tokyo Olympics 2020 in javelin throw which was held in 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic. During an interview,Neeraj’s uncle shared that Neeraj had kept his phone off for a year before the Tokyo Olympics 2020 to avoid any distraction.
  • On 7 August 2021, he won a gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics 2020 with mark of 87.58 m and became the first Indian to win a gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics 2020. On winning the gold medal, he became the first Indian to win a gold medal in athletics. He is the second Indian who has w a gold medal in the Olympics after the Indian shooter Abhinav Bindra.

”Neeraj Chopra has proven that when there is the WILL there is a way. He has done the Armed Forces and the Nation proud like Many other Olypians who have Created history in TOKYO 2020.”


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