He and Rahul came out to congratulate Neeraj Chopra on the historic gold medal
New Delhi, August 28: Congress President Mallikarjun Karji and Rahul Gandhi on Monday congratulated Neeraj Chopra, who won India’s historic first ever IAAF World Championships gold medal in the men’s javelin event, saying his impressive performance made the country proud once again and he will continue to inspire youth. athletes.
Karg took to X, formerly Twitter, and said, “Neeraj Chopra’s amazing performance has once again made India proud. We are delighted to witness that his brilliance, dedication and hard work has now made him the first Indian to win a gold medal at the prestigious World Athletics Championships and added another feather to his list.” The growing number of amazing achievements.
The conference leader added, “Many congratulations to Neeraj. I hope she grows from strength to strength and continues to inspire young athletes.”
Rahul Gandhi also congratulated Chopra and said in a post on Facebook: “Many congratulations to Neeraj Chopra for winning the gold medal at the World Athletics Championships.
“He once again made India proud on the world stage. New generations of athletes in the country will continue to be inspired by Neeraj’s commitment and discipline,” he added.
Congress General Secretary Jairam Ramesh also paid tribute to Chopra and said in a tweet, “Neeraj Chopra’s gold medal in javelin throw was amazing. Not only is he a world champion but he is also a true champion outside the track field. Who can forget his bravery.” A brave stand earlier in May of this year, when protesting female wrestlers were dragged through the streets of the national capital.
“Meanwhile, the performance of the 4 x 400m relay team of Mohd Anas Yahya, Amog Jacob, Mohd Ajmal Variathudi and Rajesh Ramesh really captured the hearts of the nation. Their performance illustrates the spirit of: Jodija Bharat, Gitija India, Ramesh said, highlighting the performance of Indian athletes.
The remarks came after Indian Olympic champion Chopra won India’s historic first gold medal at the World Championships in Athletics on Sunday.
Chopra, who has been battling an injury for the past few months, clinched the competition in the Hungarian capital with a massive throw of 88.17 in his second round.
Pakistan’s Arshad Nadeem won the silver medal, which is his country’s first medal in the world championships, with a distance of 87.82, while Czech Jakob Vadlik retained the bronze medal he won in Oregon last year, with a distance of 86.67.
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