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“Heartiest congratulations to our golden boy…”: Nation rejoices after Neeraj Chopra’s historic win

By Ruchi Upadhyay 
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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.

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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.

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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