Present and former Indian sportspersons heaped reward on Neeraj Chopra after he created history by changing into the primary Indian to win an athletics gold medal on the Olympics by successful the men’s javelin throw at Tokyo 2020 on Saturday. Chopra is just the second Indian ever (aside from Abhinav Bindra) to win a person gold, and solely the primary Indian since independence to win an athletics medal on the Olympics.
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This is how a few of India’s distinguished athletes reacted.
And Gold it’s for @Neeraj_chopra1 .Take a bow, younger man ! You’ve gotten fulfilled a nation’s dream. Thanks!
Additionally, welcome to the membership – a a lot wanted addition! Extraordinarily proud. I’m so delighted for you.
– Abhinav A. Bindra OLY (@Abhinav_Bindra) August 7, 2021
नीरज ने जैवेलिन को पहुंचाया सूरज तक!
India shines brighter at this time due to you, Neeraj.
Your javelin carried the tricolour ���� all the way in which and made it flutter with the satisfaction of each Indian.
– Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) August 7, 2021
– Yogeshwar Dutt (@DuttYogi) August 7, 2021
GOLD That is the tweet. That is the emotion. Thanks Neeraj Chopra for giving us this pleasure. You’ve gotten impressed us, you will have given us hopes. You’re our hero pic.twitter.com/1F7yfe7z40
– Gagan Narang (@gaGunNarang) August 7, 2021
– Gautam Gambhir (@GautamGambhir) August 7, 2021
A historic and iconic option to win GOLD! Congratulations @neeraj_chopra1, on this wonderful feat! :hearth::clap::skin-tone-4::first_place_medal: #olympics #javelinthrow #TeamIndia pic.twitter.com/No3K2sqZq8
– Pvsindhu (@Pvsindhu1) August 7, 2021
– Mithali Raj (@M_Raj03) August 7, 2021
– Saikhom Mirabai Chanu (@mirabai_chanu) August 7, 2021
– Saina Nehwal (@NSaina) August 7, 2021
He is a rocket ,it is a Gold and there are a billion tears of pleasure.
Such days do not come simple.
The primary Indian ever to win a Olympic medal in Athletics and it’s a #GoldMedal . #NeerajChopra you champion. We’re so pleased with you. Thanks for giving us a lot pleasure. pic.twitter.com/2MHz2tht7F
– Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) August 7, 2021
Woww.. lastly GOLD����
One other very particular second for Indians ����
Congratulations to @Neeraj_chopra1 for successful the Gold�� medal within the #Tokyo2020 #Athletics
Neeraj you impressed crores of youth by reaching this splendid achievement for the nation by means of years of onerous work���� pic.twitter.com/gx2TB49mvW
– Sakshi Malik (@SakshiMalik) August 7, 2021
– Harbhajan Turbanator (@harbhajan_singh) August 7, 2021
What a implausible efficiency! Nice option to shut #Tokyo2020 ending with our highest medal tally. Take a bow, @Neeraj_chopra1. Prime efficiency from a prime athlete! ���� �� pic.twitter.com/rLDftZIJy7
– Sharath Kamal OLY (@sharathkamal1) August 7, 2021
– Anil Kumble (@anilkumble1074) August 7, 2021
GOLD! LEGEND! @Neeraj_chopra1 ����
– Viren Rasquinha (@virenrasquinha) August 7, 2021
What a day that is for Indian sports activities.
Probably the most important days within the historical past of Indian sports activities.
First ever athletics medal and a #goldmedal at that. Tremendous Proud ! #NeerajChopra you’re a champion ! pic.twitter.com/SzyilzUrKk
– VVS Laxman (@VVSLaxman281) August 7, 2021
– Heena SIDHU (@HeenaSidhu10) August 7, 2021
– Irfan Pathan (@IrfanPathan) August 7, 2021
Rupinder Pal Singh
Sher ki dhahaad ����
– Rupinder Pal Singh (@rupinderbob3) August 7, 2021
– DK (@DineshKarthik) August 7, 2021
Historical past scripted with a monumental effort. A gold medal in Javelin Throw, a private favorite occasion for me; our first ever in Observe & Discipline #Athletics occasions at #Olympics and what a option to end at #Tokyo2020. Our best Olympic Video games but. Take a bow, @Neeraj_chopra1 ���� pic.twitter.com/j1thZhn3xX
– Deepa Malik (@DeepaAthlete) August 7, 2021
Sure boy !! You probably did it . The nation salutes you ������♂️ so pleased with you ������������������������! �� @Neeraj_chopra1
– Yuvraj Singh (@YUVSTRONG12) August 7, 2021
WHAAAT A MOMENT����
There wil be JANA GANA MANA in Tokyo��������
– Sathiyan Gnanasekaran (@sathiyantt) August 7, 2021
Heartiest congratulations to you @Neeraj_chopra1 for bringing the primary GOLD residence. Pleased with your large efficiency! Jai Hind������ #Cheer4India #JavelinThrow #Olympics #Tokyo2020 pic.twitter.com/9edsPTIElS
– Suresh Raina���� (@ImRaina) August 7, 2021