Neeraj Chopra

Neeraj Chopra

Last Updated on October 28, 2019 by

Are you Looking for Neeraj Chopra Age, Birthday, Height, Net Worth, Family, salary, Weight etc..Find the latest complete information on Neeraj Chopra was born on 24 December 1997 in Khandra, Panipat, Haryana, India. He is an athelete.

Real Name Neeraj Chopra
Profession Indian Athlete (Javelin Throw)
Famous For First Indian to win a Gold Medal in Javelin Throw at the Commonwealth Games
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.) in centimeters– 178 cm
in meters– 1.78 m
in feet inches– 5’ 10”
Weight (approx.) in kilograms– 65 kg
in pounds– 143 lbs
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black
Track and Field
Event Javelin Throw
Coach(es)/Mentor(s) Garry Calvert, Werner Daniels
Records (main ones) • Set a world junior record at the 2016 IAAF World U20 Championships in Bydgoszcz, Poland
• Equalled the Indian national record at the 2016 South Asian Games with a throw of 82.23 m
• In 2018, he became the first Indian to win a gold medal in Javelin at the Asian Games, and Commonwealth Games.
Personal Life
Date of Birth 24 December 1997
Age (as in 2017) 20 Years
Birthplace Khandra, Panipat, Haryana, India
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Capricorn
Nationality Indian
Hometown Panipat, Haryana, India
School Not Known
College/University Not Known
Religion Hinduism
Food Habit Non-Vegetarian
Hobbies Listening to Music, Travelling

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Girls, Affairs & More
Marital Status Unmarried
Wife/Spouse N/A
Parents Names Not Known
Favourite Things
Favourite Athlete Jan Železný (a retired Czech track and field athlete)
Favourite Politician Narendra Modi
Style Quotient
Bike Collection Pulsar 220

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Neeraj Chopra

  • Neeraj was born into a farming family in Khandra near Panipat in Haryana.
  • He was inspired to become an athlete (in Javelin Throw) after seeing his seniors doing Javelin Throw in his village.
  • From 2011 to 2015, he honed his skills in Javelin Throw at the Sports Authority of India (SAI) centre in Tau Devi Lal Stadium in Panchkula.
  • India celebrated him for the first time in 2016 when he set a junior world record and got the gold medal at the IAAF World U20 Athletics Championships in Bydgoszcz, Poland.
Neeraj Chopra
Neeraj Chopra

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