Neeraj Chopra (born December 24, 1997) is an Indian Javelin Thrower, Field and Track Athlete, Gold Medal Winner, and Sports Personality from Khandra Village, Panipat. The Haryana boy has made India proud by entering in top five to qualify IAAF Diamond League. In fact, the finals of the Diamond League will hold on August 30, 2018.
Besides Neeraj, others qualified for the league are Johannes Vetter, Thomas Rohler, Andreas Hoffman and Magnus Kirt. Now, Chopra has placed on the sixth position with 12 points from three outings.
Javelin Throw CWG Gold Winner Story
The first Diamond League organized in Doha in which he finished at fourth place with a throw of 87.43 m. During the Eugene competition, his position came down to sixth place 80.81 m throw. Earlier this year, 20-year-old Chopra, won the CWG gold with a throw of 86.47 m.
Therefore, he has sealed his place for the Diamond league finals with 85.17 m throw. Meanwhile, the remaining squads for the league will be decided on August 18 meeting held in Birmingham decided by IAAF.
Early Life, Parents, Profile & Caste
Neeraj Chopra was born on the 24th of December 1997 in Khandra Village, Panipat, Haryana (India). Therefore, the age of this Indian Javelin Throw Athlete is around 20 years in 2018.
He is the son of Satish Kumar (Father), and Saroj Devi (Mother). His parents have raised him along with his brothers, and sister in Khandra Village.
Javelin Thrower Neeraj belongs to “Ror” Caste and Hinduism religion. His ethnicity is South Asian (Brown Indian descent).
He has completed his elementary education from Government School of Khandra Village. After this, he has attended DAV College, Chandigarh to complete her Graduation with a Bachelor’s degree.
Personal Affairs, Girlfriend & Spouse
In his free time, he likes to travel and listen to music. Meanwhile, there are no facts known about his girlfriend and relationship status. He is single and waiting for his future wife.
Some Lesser Known Facts about Neeraj Chopra
|Full Birth Name||Neeraj Chopra.|
|Working As||Javelin Throw Athlete.|
|Age (As of 2018)||21 years old.|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||24 December 1997.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||Khandra Village, Panipat, Haryana (India).|
|Star Sign (Zodiac Sign)||Capricorn.|
|Current Residence||Khandra Village, Panipat, Haryana (India).|
|Coach||Uwe Hohn (German Javelin Thrower).|
|Famous For||Sixth Finalist of IAAF Diamond League.|
|Achivements||1. Gold Medal in South Asian Games of (2016).
2. Gold Medal in Commonwealth Games (2018).
3. IAAF Diamond League Finalist with a throw of 87.43 m.
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 5' 10".
Centimeters: 178 cm.
Meters: 1.78 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 65 Kg.
Pounds: 143 lbs.
|Biceps Size||14.5 inches.|
|Body Measurements (chest-waist-hips)||38-32-35.|
|Shoe Size (US)||8.|
|Parents||Father: Satish Kumar.
Mother: Saroj Devi.
|Siblings||Brother: Will Update.
Sister: Not Known.
|Dating History?||Will Update.|
|Girlfriend (Fiancee)||Not Known.|
|Wife/Spouse Name||Will Marry soon.|
|College/University||DAV College, Chandigarh.|
|Likes, Hobby & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celebrities||Actor: Shahrukh Khan.
Actress: Katrina Kalf.
|Dream Holiday Destination||Shimla.|
|Love to do||Listen to music, Travelling.|
|Favorite Dishes||Non-Veg Food.|
|Net worth (as of 2018)||Rs. 25 Lakh Indian Rupees (approx).|
|Monthly Salary, Earnings & Income Details||Rs. 2,00,000 INR.|
|Home Details||House in Khandra, Panipat City, Haryana.|
|Mobile or Phone Number||+91XXXXXXXXXX|
|Email Address||Will update soon.|
Quick Info & Trivia
- His inspiration is Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi.
- Neeraj is the winner of gold medal in South Asian Games of 2016 with a throw of 82.23m.
- However, he could make it to the Summer Olympics in 2016.
- Coach Name: German Javelin Thrower Athlete, Uwe Hohn is coaching him, as of 2018.
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- Neeraj Chopra height stands at 5 feet 10 inches (178 cm) tall. In addition, his body weight is around 65 Kg (143 pounds) approx.
- Apart from that, he has won gold in IAAF World U 20 Championship in Poland.
- In this competition, he has set the junior world record.
- Again, he has broken the national record in Diamond League of 2018 with a throw of 87.43 m.