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Tokyo Olympics champion Neeraj Chopra has a busy 2022 ahead with Commonwealth Games, Asian Games and World Championships fast approaching.
Beijing 2008 gold medallist shooter Abhinav Bindra presented Tokyo Olympics javelin champion, Neeraj Chopra, a golden retriever named 'Tokyo'.
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Neeraj, who clinched the historic gold with a throw of 87.58m at the Tokyo Olympics, was on his maiden trip to Kolkata.
In a promo video dropped by Sony's official handle, Neeraj and Sreejesh will also be seen giving Haryanvi lessons to Big B.
Chopra belongs to the community of Rors, a Hindu community, from Haryana. The Rors were considered descendants of Maratha soldiers who settled in Haryana after being defeated in the Third Battle of Panipat in 1761. Genetic scientists have found that the Rors have a very unique and distinctive ancestry among the Indian population and they have no ancestral link with Marathas or any other castes and communities.
Hohn was appointed as chief coach in November 2017 for one year to train the likes of Olympic champion Neeraj Chopra and two other Tokyo Olympians
For the first time in their lives, Neeraj Chopra's parents boarded a flight with their Olympic champion son
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Rajnath also re-named the Army Sports Institute Stadium after Neeraj Chopra, who bagged the country’s first gold in athletics at Tokyo Olympics
Chopra, who had ended India's 100-year wait for a track and field medal in the Olympics with a gold medal at Tokyo, has been on a busy schedule since his return to the country, leaving him exhausted
Neeraj Chopra clarified all javelins, even personal ones, used in a competition are available to every body
Meanwhile, Chopra has slammed the Indian fanfare which has hampered his preparations for Diamond League preparations
Indian fans roast Pakistan's Arshad Nadeem for 'moving around' with Neeraj Chopra's javelin
Jhajharia, the first Indian Paralympian to win two gold medals at the Paralympics, said that Neeraj has brought much-awaited respect and recognition to the game
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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