Aug. 28, 2018

Neeraj Chopra won a gold medal in Javelin Throw at Asian Games-2018. By this he became the first Indian Javelin thrower to win an Asian Games gold medal.


  • Neeraj Chopra is an Indian athlete from Haryana who competes in Javelin Throw.

  • In the 2018 Commonwealth Games, he won the gold medal.

  • Asian Games-2018:
    • In this process he broke his own national record by clearing a distance of 88.06 metres in men's final.

    • Chopra's gold is only the second medal India has won in javelin throw in Asian Games history after Gurtej Singh won a bronze in 1982 in New Delhi.