1200 years ago, the Olympic Games started in Olympia and bringing a gold medal has always been an honor for the country. The Olympics were first held in Cairo, the capital of Egypt. In this, 200 people from 14 countries took part in these Olympic Games. After that, the Olympic Games were held in the French capital Paris. After that, the Olympic Games took place in St. Louis of America, after that the players of all the countries participated with their flag in the capital of Britain in London.
In 1912, the Olympic Games were organized in Stockholm, in which the war competition was seen in the players. In 1920 Belgium again hosted the Olympic Games. There was a lot of trouble in organizing this Olympic Games.
NEERAJ CHOPRA (GOLD MEDALIST)
The whole country is proud of Neeraj Chopra, Who won the gold medal for India in the Tokyo Olympics. There were only 9 Gold medals in the history of the Olympics. Neeraj Chopra got the tenth gold medal. After Abhinav Bindra, There is an Indian who has given a gold medal to the country. Neeraj created history in Javelin throw and became a gold medalist athlete.
WHEN THE DESIRE TO SUCCEED LEAVES YOU SLEEPLESS,
WHEN HARD WORK TRUMPS EVERYTHING ELSE,
WHEN YOU NEVER GET TIRED OF CONTINUOUS LABOUR,
THEN YOU ARE READY TO REWRITE HISTORY.
By the way, Other than cricketers in the country, other players do not get as much recognition as they should, but Neeraj Chopra has become an inspiration for the people by creating history in just 23 years of age. Neeraj Chopra was born on 24 December 1997 in Khandra village of Haryana. Neeraj Chopra comes from a poor farmer family and had become a victim of obesity at the age of 11, seeing his weight increasing, the family members advised Neeraj to resort to sports.
After this, he started going to Shivaji Stadium in Panipat to lose weight. Like Common Indian boys, his first choice was also cricket. But seeing the players practicing javelin throw in the stadium, it came to his mind that he can throw the good even further.
That’s why he got interested in javelin throw he stopped playing cricket. And then first since winning the gold medal in the Athletics Champion-ship in 2012, After this, In 2016 He Won the gold medal by throwing 86.48m in the World Championships held in Poland. And for this achievement, he got the post of Junior Commissioner Officer.
Neeraj’s father is a farmer, and his mother is a housewife. He lives in a joint family. No one in his family has a government job. His family is very happy for him. He continued his training along with the job. In 2018, he won the gold medal in the Asian Games held in Jakarta, Indonesia.
After his excellent performance in these Asian Games, Neeraj suffered a shoulder injury, due to which he had to stay away from the game for a long time. But he made history by making a comeback at the right time and got India a gold medal.
Today Neeraj Chopra has become an inspiration for all of us
Edited by Urvashi Gupta