National hero Neeraj Chopra, who won gold at the men’s javelin throw final at the Tokyo Olympics, gave the first interview to the media. He said he slept peacefully Saturday night after several days. “I put the medal on my pillow and slept. I was very happy but very tired, so I had a good night’s sleep,” said the Tokyo Olympics Hero of India.
He recalled feeling of joy when playing the Indian song at the Olympic Stadium. Neeraj Chopra said: “I cannot express those feelings in words. After arriving in Tokyo, I did not sleep very well.
Neeraj Chopra is also a soldier in the Indian Army. He is a Subedar with 4 Rajput Rifles in the Indian Army. Neeraj is the son of a Haryana farmer who graduated from DAV College, Chandigarh. The state government has announced it will honor an athlete with Rs 6 crore.
Many greeted him with greetings, and the country’s largest carrier, Indigo, announced an unlimited free ride for “Sona Munda” a year after its historic victory. “You have shown us that hard work, resilience and enthusiasm can be achieved and I am sure you will become a torchbearer for future Indian athletes.
Subsequently, Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) gave Neeraj Chopra a gold pass. This means they can travel in any state corporation bus for free in the state and internationally. Meanwhile, industrialist Anand Mahindra has promised to present the Mahindra XUV700 to his upcoming product Neeraj Chopra in his SUV line.
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