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Neeraj Chopra

Neeraj Chopra

Neeraj Chopra is an Indian track and field athlete, who competes in the javelin throw. He represented India at the 2018 Asian Games where he won a gold medal, setting the national record of 88.06 m, and at the 2018 Commonwealth Games where he also clinched the gold medal.

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Looking to book Oly place after missing by 24 milliseconds: Johnson
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Neeraj Chopra qualifies for Tokyo 2020 Olympics
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Neeraj Chopra qualifies for Tokyo 2020 Olympics

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Indian athletics in 2019: A story of promise and hype

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MILO NIDJAM launch pad for AFI's plans for 2024, 2028 Olympics
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The upcoming MILO National Inter-District Junior Athletics Meet (NIDJAM) 2019 is the platform from which the Athletics Federation of India's (AFI) plans for the 2028 and 2032 Olympic Games will be launched.

Neeraj Chopra not to participate in National Open Athletics
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Neeraj Chopra not to participate in National Open Athletics

Ace Indian javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra will not be participating in the 59th National Open Athletics Championships beginning Thursday in Ranchi.

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Misplaced hype over Hima won't help athlete: G.S. Randhawa

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Important to keep a check on emotions going into Tokyo Olympics
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Important to keep a check on emotions going into Tokyo Olympics

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Virat Kohli congratulates PM Modi for his imposing LS poll victory
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