Tokyo Olympics: Considered one of India’s biggest Olympians, Anju Bobby George, talking to India Right this moment, hailed Olympic gold medalist Neeraj Chopra as an actual world champion and stated that this can be a nice day for Indian athletics.
Neeraj Chopra is simply the 2nd Indian to win a person Olympic gold. (Reuters Picture)
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Considered one of India’s biggest Olympians, Anju Bobby George was in awe of Neeraj Chopra after the Olympic gold medalist out-performed different javelin throwers by fairly a distance to notch up the primary track-and-field Video games medal for the nation. Anju hailed Neeraj as a real-world champion, saying we won’t ask anything from him as getting a medal within the Summer season Video games is the hardest factor.
Neeraj recorded a throw of 87.57 m on Saturday on the Tokyo Olympics and secured a historic gold medal for India in athletics. Due to Neeraj Chopra’s historic win, the Indian nationwide anthem will likely be performed on the medal ceremony for the primary time since Beijing Olympics that befell in 2008.
Neeraj Chopra’s gold medal will likely be a lift for Indian athletics: Anju Bobby George
Anju additionally stated that this can be a nice day within the historical past of Indian athletics and Neeraj’s medal will act as a lift for Indian athletes. Neeraj turned solely the 2nd Indian particular person Olympic gold medalist and the primary in observe and discipline within the nation’s historical past on the Video games.
“In athletes, we will’t anticipate that from athletes. However he’s already a junior world champion and Asian Video games gold medalist. Right this moment he has proved he’s a real-world champion. He’s an Olympic champion at present on the age of 23. Past that, we will’t ask something from him,” Anju Bobby George informed India Right this moment.
“Right this moment, he produced his finest and was dominating fully at present from the primary throw and by no means took a step again. So it was an incredible competitors. And a terrific day for Indian athletics.
“Athletics, getting a medal within the Olympics is the hardest factor, it’s the hardest occasion. Many extra athletes will now come up and so they can stay up for doing good. I created historical past with a world championship medal. Right this moment it’s an Olympic medal. We will do it. Be it, males or girls, we now have the expertise. We will stand together with the highest athletes on the earth,” Anju added.
“This will likely be a lift for Indian athletics and plenty of extra will come within the coming days,” Anju additional stated.
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