Neeraj Chopra wins Gold in the javelin throw of the Tokyo Olympics 2020, creating history by winning the gold medal. But, do you know who his coach was…
In fact, Neeraj Chopra had expressed hope in the qualification round itself by throwing a javelin 86.65 meters away in the first attempt. He had qualified for the final with the number 1 position. And in the final, he won the hearts of crores of countrymen.
Neeraj Chopra is the son of a poor farmer
Let us tell you that Neeraj Chopra is the son of a poor farmer family. Their success story is very inspiring. He lived in a joint family of 17 members.
Practiced with 7 thousand spear
Despite the financial condition of the house, he bought spears for javelin throw with great difficulty. He started his practice with a spear of only 7 thousand because the javelin throw spear used to come to 1.5 lakhs.
How aroused interest in javelin throw
Actually, at the age of 11, his weight was very high. Then at the behest of father and uncle, he started losing weight by playing various sports at Panipat Shivaji Stadium. According to the news, once some players were seen throwing javelin in the stadium, they also threw with full force in a joking manner. Seeing this, all the players there were surprised. In fact, at the age of 11, he had thrown the javelin for more than 25 meters. After which he got interested in this game.
YouTube was the coach of Neeraj Chopra
Although he did not have a coach initially, but due to his interest in this game, he used to practice it for 7-8 hours every day. He made YouTube his coach. Watching videos every day and trying to improve his performance. After this he started training in Yamunanagar. What was just then, Neeraj, who has sat at the heights of his career, has emerged as a superstar of Tokyo Olympics.
Neeraj Chopra was victims of corona
Let us tell you that to reach this point, he had to suffer many dangerous injuries as well as a serious disease like corona, despite this he did not give up. Raised the pride of the country by winning the gold medal in the Olympics