Neeraj Chopra: The first Indian athlete to win gold in the World Athletics Championship

Written - Narendra Dudhwa

The 'golden child' of Indian athletics won the gold medal in the men's javelin throw event of the World Athletics Championships held in Budapest, Hungary

Neeraj Chopra created history by becoming the first Indian to win a gold medal at the World Athletics Championships

Neeraj confirmed his strong performance with a brilliant throw of 88.17m in the second attempt, firmly establishing his dominance in the competition

Neeraj's stupendous display not only fetched the gold medal but also established him as a role model for Indian sports on the global stage

Arshad Nadeem of Pakistan closely matched Neeraj's feat by winning the silver medal

Arshad Nadeem won the silver medal with a best performance of 87.82m, who had been able to shine in the first Commonwealth Games as well

Czech Republic's Jakub Wadlez finished third with a best throw of 86.67m

The news of Neeraj's historic victory brought congratulatory messages from all corners

They included Youth Affairs and Sports Minister Anurag Thakur, who hailed Neeraj's achievement as an important moment in the history of Indian sports

The Indian Army also honored Neeraj's achievement, and shared their congratulations on social media platforms

Neeraj's gold medal not only adds a shining achievement to his personal record but also boosts India's medal count at the World Athletics Championships

This not only adds a gold clinical dozen for Vijay Neeraj to his own style record, but also confirms his second medal win

When Neeraj returns to India, the news of his significant achievement will be celebrated, this has been told by Satish Kumar himself

Neeraj Chopra's achievement has earned him only a gold medal, but also added a new dimension to Indian sporting history, and confirmed his second medal at the World Athletics Championships

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