It’s a day to celebrate high for India at the Olympics. Neeraj Chopra, the name will be remembered for a long time in the history of Indian sports. He is the first field athlete to win an Olympic Gold medal for India. He hurled the javelin throw to a distance of 87.6 m to become a winner by defeating Czech Republic opponents. This is India’s second Gold medal at the Olympics. Abinav Bindra won the first gold medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics for the 10m Air Rifle event.
Meanwhile, Indian cricketers are showering praises for Neeraj on the Twitter platform. Let’s take a brief look into it
The swashbuckling Indian opener Virender
Sehwag tweeted ” Goosebumps… An India test match going on & the way we are glued to our screens to cheer for kamalpreet, Ravi, Bajrang, Sindhu & #NeerajChopra today, this @Olympics marks a paradigm shift in interest towards other sports, in these few moments truly felt Cricket gaya tel lene.
Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar tweets
India shines brighter today because of you, Neeraj. Your javelin carried the tricolor all the way and made it flutter with the pride of every Indian.
What a moment for Indian sport!
Shreyas Iyer said ” On top of the world Congratulations @NeerajChopra1.
Yuvraj Singh tweets ” yes boy!! You did it. The country salutes you. So proud of you..
Shikhar dhawan said ” Man with Golden Arm. Superb, outstanding, historic! Well done.
Anil Kumble tweeted ” Gold for India. Wow!!! What a moment!!
Yuzvendra Chahal tweeted,”A gold medal for 1.3 Billion people, That’s what we call a historic moment. @Neeraj_chopra1 you’re an Inspiration for generations to come.”
Dream come debut at 23 years of age in Olympics and Gold medal for India what more you can expect from the young sensational talent.#Neerajchopra#YOU CHAMPION.Feel the glory.