PM, Top Leaders Wish Neeraj Chopra On Silver Medal Win At World Athletics Championships
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today congratulated athlete Neeraj Chopra for his historic silver medal win in men’s javelin throw final at the World Athletics Championships.
A great accomplishment by one of our most distinguished athletes!
Congratulations to @Neeraj_chopra1 on winning a historic Silver medal at the #WorldChampionships. This is a special moment for Indian sports. Best wishes to Neeraj for his upcoming endeavours. https://t.co/odm49Nw6Bx
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) July 24, 2022
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said the country is proud of Chopra and is elated by his “stupendous performance”.
India is elated by the stupendous performance by Subedar @Neeraj_chopra1.
Congratulations to him on winning the Silver Medal at the #WorldAthleticsChampionships in Eugene, Oregon.
His hard work, grit and determination have yielded outstanding results. We are proud of him.
— Rajnath Singh (@rajnathsingh) July 24, 2022
Law Minister Kiren Rijiju too congratulated the javelin throw ace.
Neeraj Chopra has created history again by winning a silver medal at World Athletics Championship in Oregon. He becomes the 1st man and the 2nd Indian to win medal at the World Championships after long-jumper Anju Bobby George's bronze in 2003.
Congratulations @Neeraj_chopra1 🇮🇳 pic.twitter.com/H6epZwCMPu
— Kiren Rijiju (@KirenRijiju) July 24, 2022
Neeraj Chopra won the silver medal with a best attempt of 88.13m.
Grenada’s Anderson Peters won the gold medal, while Jakub Vadlejch of Czech Republic won bronze.