New Delhi: Nation rejoices after India’s Neeraj Chopra created historic milestone after he sealed a silver medal. Olympic champion Neeraj Chopra, participating in the World Athletics Championships for the first time, won the silver medal by finishing second in the men’s javelin final. Chopra has become the second Indian after Anju Bobby George to win a medal at the World Championships.
India’s ace athlete Neeraj Chopra, who won India a gold medal in the Olympics, has once again created history. In the World Athletics Championship held in Eugene, USA, he won the silver medal in the javelin throw event. There has been an influx of people congratulating him for this historic achievement. Congratulating him, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that this is a very special moment for Indian sports. Defense Minister Rajnath Singh has said that the country is proud of Neeraj.
Prime Minister Modi tweeted and wrote, ‘Another great achievement by one of our most iconic athletes, Neeraj Chopra! Congratulations on winning the silver medal at the World Athletics Championships! This is a special moment for Indian sports.
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
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— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) July 24, 2022
There was a huge amount of expectation from the ace athlete and his fans immediately took to social media to congratulate the star, who had won the gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics last year to create history as he became only the second Indian after shooter Abhinav Bindra to win an individual gold in the Olympics.
Here are some of the reactions of his fans and eminent personalities on Twitter as Neeraj won the silver medal:
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Eldhose Paul also made us proud by becoming the 1st Indian to reach the Men’s Triple Jump Final.
Best wishes for your future sports!
Jai Bharat pic.twitter.com/uVbXvxQuqQ
— RajyavardhanRathore (@Ra_THORe) July 22, 2022
India’s pride #NeerajChopra scripts history!
Ending a 19-year-long wait, Neeraj Chopra becomes the second Indian and the first athlete to secure a medal for India in javelin throw at the #WorldAthleticsChampionships.
Congratulations to him for winning the Silver🥈🇮🇳 pic.twitter.com/DXJzHtKRqj
— P C Mohan (@PCMohanMP) July 24, 2022
Historic Silver Medal for #India 🇮🇳
Olympic Champion Neeraj Chopra wins historic Silver Medal at World Athletics Championship after Olympics.
Your hard work has paid off & you’ve given India yet another reason to celebrate after Tokyo Olympics pic.twitter.com/NCWzbSNWI4
— Jagat Prakash Nadda (@JPNadda) July 24, 2022
First silver medal by an Indian at a world championships ever! Let that sink in India – this boy has created history yet again @Neeraj_chopra1 – keep it up – keep flying the flag 🇮🇳 higher
— Parth Jindal (@ParthJindal11) July 24, 2022
Medal ceremony of Neeraj Chopra
First ever Silver medalist at World Athletics championship
Silver at Javelin throw, Oregon 22#NeerajChopra #javelinthrow #CMPunjabElection #SonyLIV #WorldAthleticsChampionships pic.twitter.com/5s5lWpKmuX
— MrCricketSingh (@MrCricketSingh1) July 24, 2022
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
It's a historic World Championship Medal for #India 🇮🇳
Olympic Champion Neeraj Chopra wins Silver Medal in men's Javelin Throw final of the #WorldAthleticsChamps with a throw of 88.13m
Congratulations India!!!!!!! pic.twitter.com/nbbGYsw4Mr
— Athletics Federation of India (@afiindia) July 24, 2022
— Hiral Patel (@Hiral____) July 24, 2022
Commonwealth games 🏅
Asian games 🏅
Asian championships 🏅
South Asian games 🏅
World championships 🥈
— s (@_sectumsempra18) July 24, 2022
#NeerajChopra has once again made #IndianArmy and the Nation proud. #IndianArmy congratulates Subedar Neeraj Chopra on winning #SilverMedal in men's #Javelin in World Athletics Championships Oregon 2022 with throw of 88.13 meters.#WCHOregon22 pic.twitter.com/oNsHfJEets
— ADG PI – INDIAN ARMY (@adgpi) July 24, 2022