Marvel Studios has released a new promotional video featuring the top athlete of the country on their social media handles.
Sindhu was spotted enjoying the traditional dance in Ahmedabad with former shuttler Tripti Murgunde and former athlete Anju Bobby George.
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Chopra, the World Championships silver medallist, capped his superb season by winning the title at the Wanda Diamond League Final in Zurich on Thursday evening, becoming the first Indian to win the Diamond League Final Trophy.
India's ace javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra clinched the historical Diamond League Trophy in Zurich on Thursday. Neeraj finished 1st in the final with a massive throw of 88.44m in his second attempt. With this, the Olympics gold medalist became the first Indian to win the trophy.
Chopra threw 88.44m to become the 2022 Diamond League champion in Zurich
Indian javelin thrower and Olympic gold medallist Neeraj Chopra gifted his javelin from Tokyo 2020 to The Olympic Museum, here on Saturday.
India's ace javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra has said when he was forced to skip the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham due to a groin injury, he felt it was the end of his competitive season, but after the rehab in Germany he had the confidence to come back and compete in the Diamond League in Lausanne.
Tokyo Olympics silver medallist Jakub Vadlejch finished second with a best throw of 85.88m while Curtis Thompson of USA was third with a best effort of 83.72m.
The 4-Nations Para-Badminton International Tournament was held in Dublin, Ireland from July 11-17 this year. India had clinched 11 medals at the event, consisting of two gold, four silver and five bronze medals.
Chopra had recently ended India's 19-year-long wait for a medal at the World Athletics Championships by winning silver with his best throw of 88.13 metres.
During an interview, he said, “It is good but to tell the truth, I am focusing on my game.”
Sreeshankar will also be joined in the competition by Muhammad Anees Yahiya, who like Sreeshankar will be making his debut at the Commonwealth.
Neeraj Chopra secures a throw of 88.13 meters in his fourth attempt in men's Javelin finals
Chopra, who has a personal best of 89.94m, had competed in the 2017 London World Championships with the hope of at least making it to the finals
In a recent video that went viral on various social media platforms, the Golden Boy was found touching the feet of an elderly person who came to congratulate him.
Continuing his superb form, Chopra broke the national record again with a throw of 89.94m to finish second in the Stockholm Diamond League 2022 in Sweden on Thursday.
The Indian javelin ace fell just six centimetres short of the elusive 90m mark but he bettered his personal best of 89.30m, set earlier this month at the Paavo Nurmi Games in Finland.
Chopra's first throw, measuring 86.69m, was enough for him to clinch the top spot on the podium.
Neeraj Chopra said that the event gave him a confidence boost and now he aims to improve upon what he learned at the Paavo Nurmi Games.
Chopra's rival and friend Johannes Vetter of Germany, who has a maximum number of 90m-plus throws among the active javelin throwers, was set to take part in the Paavo Nurmi Games but had withdrawn.
Neeraj is currently working hard on his body, strength as well honing his skills with his coach Klaus Bartonietz at the training base in Turkey.
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Among the dignitaries present on the occasion were the Vice President of India, Prime Minister and Union Minister for Home Affairs, a communique from the Rashtrapati Bhavan said.
He was clubbed alongside tennis stars Daniil Medvedev and Emma Raducanu among others in the shortlist.
Tokyo Olympic Gold Medalist Neeraj Chopra has been conferred with Padma Shri and Param Vishisht Seva Medal.
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The AFI also said that the 400m coach Galina Bukharina will also remain at the helm of affairs till the end of this year's Asian Games in Hangzhou, China.
Chopra said he will try to accommodate as many of these important events as possible in his schedule. He said he will participate in all big events unless there is a very short gap between them.
The Sports Authority of India (SAI) and Ministry of Education are working on running this as a 'Meet the Champions' programme over the next two years. The school visits by the Olympians would begin from January next year.
Chopra made the country proud by winning the first-ever gold in javelin throw at the Tokyo Olympics, 2020 while Bhagat made history by clinching a gold medal in badminton in the recently concluded Tokyo Paralympics. Dhawan has been making India proud with his outstanding performance in all the formats of cricket.
The upcoming 'Shaandaar Shukravaar' special episode of 'Kaun Banega Crorepati (KBC) 13’ will be a thrilling one! Because this week India’s golden boy Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra and hockey star PR Sreejesh will grace the show.
Sports stalwarts Neeraj Chopra and PR Sreejesh will be the special guests for 'Kaun Banega Crorepati 13's 'Shaandaar Shukravaar' episode on Friday
Chopra thanked ASI for this gesture and hopes it will inspire others to make up sports.
Ever since his golden throw at the Tokyo Olympics, Spear Man Neeraj Chopra has become a national sensation and heartthrob among all youths, especially girls. But many of them hardly took any time to switch their crush from the Olympics star to actor Sidharth Malhotra after release of ‘Shershaah’.
Neeraj was welcomed by Chaitra, coach Naik's wife by performing aarti (Hindu ritual to welcome winners by warding off evil spirits). Neeraj spent quality time chatting with Naik's sons Daksh and Laksh, who also sport Neeraj's style. He also played with the family's pet dog Rocky.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday (Aug 16) met Indian athletes who had participated at the Olympics, where he congratulated everyone for their incredible performance at Tokyo.
The AFI has decided to celebrate August 7 each year as "National Javelin Throw Day" and all states and union territories will hold events to mark the occasion.
The target now for Chopra is to cross the 90-metre mark to cement his place as the dominant force in Javelin throw over the next few years.
Indian javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra's gold medal-winning performance has been rated as one of the 10 magical moments of the Tokyo Olympic Games by World Athletics