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Neeraj Chopra becomes first Indian to win Olympic Gold in Athletics

  • Integrity Education, Delhi
  • 07, Aug 2021
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Neeraj has become the first Indian athlete to win gold ever and India's second ever individual Olympic gold medalist after shooter Abhinav Bindra, who bagged gold in Beijing 2008. 

Other achievements of Neeraj Chopra

  • Gold Medal, Asian Games 2018
  • Gold Medal, Commonwealth Games 2018
  • Gold Medal, Asian Athletics Championships 2017
  • Gold Medal, World U-20 Athletics Championships 2016
  • Gold Medal, South Asian Games 2016
  • Silver Medal, Asian Junior Championships 2016
  • Current National Record Holder (88.07m – 2021)
  • Current World Junior Record Holder (86.48m – 2016)

First medal in Athletics
Norman Gilbert Pritchard, also known by his stage name Norman Trevor, was a British-Indian athlete and actor who became the first Asian-born athlete to win an Olympic medal when he won two silver medals in athletics at the 1900 Paris Olympics representing India