Neeraj Chopra makes us proud, says Indian Army as he bags Gold in World Athletics Championships

Neeraj created history by becoming the first Indian to win gold at the World Athletics Championships.
Neeraj Chopra makes us proud, says Indian Army as he bags Gold in World Athletics Championships

New Delhi: Indian Army took to X, formerly known as Twitter, to extend its heartfelt wishes to Neeraj Chopra for his exceptional accomplishment in men’s javelin at World Athletics Championships in Budapest.

Neeraj created history by becoming the first Indian to win gold at the World Athletics Championships.

“#NeerajChopra makes us #Proud again!! #IndianArmy congratulates Subedar Neeraj Chopra on bagging #GoldMedal🥇 in Men’s #Javelin at World Athletics Championship 2023 in Budapest with a throw of 88.17 meters,” the Army wrote on X.

Neeraj who has also won and is the only Indian to have claimed a gold in track and field event at Olympics, scripted history in the early hours of Monday, August 28, by winning India’s first-ever gold medal at the World Athletics Championships. This is Neeraj’s second medal at the World Championships. He had won a silver medal at the event last year.

President Droupadi Murmu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the prominent personalities congratulated athlete Neeraj Chopra on his historical achievement.

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