Neeraj’s historic Silver at the World Championship

   On Sunday morning, Indian sports fans kept their eyes on Oregon, USA. Where Olympic gold medalist Neeraj Chopra entered the javelin final of the World Athletics Championship.

   19 years ago on this same stage, Anju Bobby George gave India its first Athletics medal.  At that stage, Neeraj created another history by winning Silver as the first Indian Athletics.

   In this competition, Anderson Peters of Grenada won the gold, and Jakub Vadlejch of the Czech Republic won the bronze.

   Neeraj, who won the Silver in Eugene, said that the World Championship is much tougher than the Olympics. According to the 24-year-old superstar athlete, “Winning a medal at the World Championship is a huge honour”.

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