All major gold medals won by Neeraj Chopra

By Lav Vaid
Published on | Aug 31, 2023

World record at 18

First Indian track and field athlete to win gold at the World Under-20 Championships in 2016 with a record throw of 86.48 m

Another first at CWG

Neeraj became the first Indian to win a Javline Throw gold at Commonwealth Games 2018 with a season-best effort of 86.47 metres

The golden debut

Neeraj won India its first gold medal in the javelin throw at the 2018 Asian Games, bettering his own Indian national record with a throw of 88.06 m

End of Olympic drought

Neeraj Chopra broke the Olympic jinx when he became the first Asian athlete to win a gold at the Tokyo Games in 2021 with a throw of 87.58 m

India's 'Diamond' boy

Neeraj Chopra became the first Indian athlete to be crowned Diamond League champion by winning the grand final in Zurich in September 2022

History in Budapest

Neeraj ended a 40-year wait when he claimed India's first-ever gold medal at the World Athletics Championships with a throw of 88.17 metres

India's Golden Boy!