Neeraj Chopra – The army man with a Golden Arm (Timeline)


GUWAHATI: Neeraj Chopra became the first sportsperson from India to win a gold at the Tokyo Olympics 2020. Chopra the man with The Golden Arm is a junior commissioned officer in the Indian Army and had been bringing laurels to the country since 2013. His previous best was the 88.06m gold-medal winning throw at the 2018 Asian Games and 2018 Commonwealth Games.

2016 – Junior World Championships (GOLD medal)

2017 – Asian Championships (GOLD medal)

2018 – Commonwealth Games (GOLD medal)

2018 – Asian Games (GOLD medal)

2021 – TOKYO OLYMPICS (GOLD medal)

He is the second Indian after Abhinav Bindra to win a gold medal in any individual games at the Olympics for India.