#Javelin

.Tokyo, Japan
Neeraj Chopra won India's first gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics (Photo: PTI)

  • Neeraj Chopra won the gold medal in javelin throw in the Tokyo Olympics
  • Chopra is the first Olympic gold winner since 2008
  • Chopra's second throw of 87.58m won him the gold medal

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Neeraj Chopra (left) with Uwe Hohn (Picture Credit: @mehranzaidi)

  • Ahead of Tokyo Olympics, India's national javelin coach had slammed sporting bodies
  • Neeraj Chopra credited Uwe Hohn for Commonwealth and Asian Games' performances 
  • Athletics Federation of India said it was not happy with Hohn's performance

Neeraj Chopra won gold in javelin throw in the Tokyo Olympics (Photo: PTI)

  • Virat Kohli is one of the most valuable celebrities in India
  • JSW Sports, Neeraj Chopra's managers, are in talks with multiple kuxury brands
  • Chopra's endoresemnet, after the Olympics gold, has inflated by 1000%, reports state

Tokyo Olympics 2020 Gold medalist Neeraj Chopra during the felicitation by Union Sports Minister Anurag Thakur at the event in New Delhi, Sunday. (PTI Photo)

  • India has surpassed its best-ever performance at the Paralympics with 7 medals so far
  • India had won 4 medals at the 2016 Rio and the  1984 New York/Mandeville Paralympics
  • Avani Lekhara and Sumit Anthil have won gold medals in shooting and javelin throw events respectively

.Sonipat, Haryana, India
New world record holder Sumit Antil of India competes in the men's javelin throw during the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics Games on Monday. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • Sumit Antil mother said he had said that he will win a gold medal
  • Antil on Monday won the gold in Men's Javelin Throw with a World Record throw of 68.55m
  • The 22-year-old para athlete belongs to Haryana

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
New world record holder Sumit Antil of India celebrates after winning during the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics Games. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • Sumit Antil won a gold in javelin throw on Monday at Tokyo Paralympics
  • Antil broke the world record with a best throw of 68.55
  • On Monday morning, shooter Avani Lekhara scripted history by winning a gold at the Games

.Tokyo, Japan
India has now surpassed its best-ever medal haul in the Paralympics, winning seven medals at the Tokyo Games so far. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@Tokyo2020hi)

  • Avani Lekhara became the first Indian female to win an individual gold medal in Paralympics
  • Yogesh Kathuniya bagged a silver medal in the men's discus throw F56 event
  • Devendra Jhajharia and Sundar Singh Gurjar won a silver and bronze medal respectively in the javelin throw F46 final

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Devendra Jhajharia is the only Indian with two individual gold medals in either the Olympics or the Paralympics. (Photo credit: Twitter/@RahulGandhi)

  • Devendra Jhajharia has won three individual Paralympic medals  
  • He won gold medals at both the 2004 and 2016 Games
  • His left arm was amputated at the age of 8 after coming in contact with a high-power electric wire

.Tokyo, Japan
Javelin thrower Devendra Jhajaria won gold medals at the 2004 Athens and 2016 Rio Paralympic Games. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@Media_SAI)

  • Devendra Jhajaria won silver in the men's javelin throw (F46) final with a throw of 64.35m
  • Sundar Singh Gurjar secured bronze with a throw of 64.01m
  • Sri Lanka's Herath Mudiyanselage won gold with a world-record throw of 67.79m

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Neeraj Chopra won the gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics this year. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • Abhinav Bindra won India's first individual godl medal at the Olympics
  • Kapil Dev's team won India's first cricket World Cup in 1983
  • Indian hockey team's Olympic gold in 1928 triggered ten successive medals