Bollywood, August 8: History was created at Tokyo Olympics by India. Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra brought a gold medal for India. Neeraj Chopra became the first from India to win a gold medal in track and field at the Tokyo Olympics.
Neeraj Chopra who is a farmer’s son from Khandra village near Panipat in Haryana produced a second-round throw of 87.58m in the finals and ended India’s 100-year wait for a track and field medal in the Olympics.
This is India’s first gold in this Olympics. Neeraj joined shooter Abhinav Bindra (2008 Beijing Games) as India’s individual gold winner in the showpiece. The whole of India is proud of Neeraj. Bollywood celebs and television personalities took to social media to congratulate the winner and showered praises on him.
Take a look at the tweets:
Gold!!!! Here’s to creating history. Take it in @Neeraj_chopra1 and congratulations
— PRIYANKA (@priyankachopra) August 7, 2021
— Kapil Sharma (@KapilSharmaK9) August 7, 2021
— Gautam Rode (@gautam_rode) August 7, 2021
It’s a gold 🥇Heartiest congratulations #NeerajChopra on creating history! 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
— Shehnaaz Gill (@ishehnaaz_gill) August 7, 2021
A special day for India 🇮🇳! Congratulations to the @Neeraj_Chopra1 on winning the 1st #gold 🥇 in the #Athletics men’s javelin final in the #Tokyo2020 #Olympic #NeerajChopra #HindustaniWay #Cheer4India @ananya_birla pic.twitter.com/P1QMuGd6YJ
— A.R.Rahman #99Songs 😷 (@arrahman) August 7, 2021