Neeraj Chopra Favorite things, Awards, Girlfriend, Family, Sisters, biography

Neeraj Chopra Biography



Neeraj Chopra was born on 24 December 1997 in Haryana State. Neeraj Chopra is only the second Indian to win an individual gold for India at the Olympics. The first was is Abhinav Bindra who won gold for shooting at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

Neeraj is currently coached by Uwe Hohl, a retired Jerman track and field athlete who competed in the Javelin throw. Incidentally, Hohn is the only athlete to through a javelin 100mt or more John’s world record of 104.80mt is now an eternal world record since a new Javelin was designed implemented in 1986.

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Basic Information about Neeraj Chopra

Neeraj Chopra was born on 26 December 1997 in Kandra, a small village in Panipat, Haryana. Neeraj’s father is a farmer and his mother is a housewife. He was brought up in a joint family with 17 members where he was the eldest of the children. Neeraj has done his studies from Panipat.

After school, Neeraj completed his graduation BBA. Neeraj seems to be very fat in childhood, so people used to call him fat but Neeraj used to ignore all these things and concentrate on his studies. With a busy practicing schedule. Across India and abroad, he could attend regular school only up UP to Class 9. He is now studying through the upon school system for his BA-II from Kurukshetra University.

AthleticsJavelin Throw
Height5.10 inches
Weight85 kg(approximately)
Zodiac SignCapricorn
About Neeraj Chopra

Then there came a time when Neeraj’s weight increased very fast. When Neeraj turned 13, his uncle started taking him to the stadium for running so that his weight remained under control. The stadium where his uncle used to take him. There Some people used to throw the javelin. Neeraj liked the same game very much and started playing it since then.

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How Neeraj Chopra enters into sports

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Neeraj once told his father that I have to take Javelin, which costs more than one lakh. He was getting a lot of support from his family but for a farmer, one lakh would have been too much.

After a few days, with great difficulty, his father gave him a javelin. Then after that Neeraj started practicing a lot. He had injured his hand once in the beginning while doing javelin. Still, he did not stop and kept on working hard.

  • In the year 2012, when he was 15 years old, he won the gold medal in the athletic championship.
  • Then he won the gold medal in the IAAF Championships by throwing 86.41m Javelin.
  • After winning this gold medal, he got the job of Junior Commissioned Officer.
  • In the 2018 Asian Games, she threw 88m Javelin and won a gold medal.

But at the same time, Neeraj’s shoulder got hurt. Because of that, he could not practice for 2 years. When Neeraj recovered after 2 years, he started practicing again. The Olympics which were to be held in 2020 were held in 2021, so they have a chance to play in the Olympics. He qualified for the Olympics and won gold for India with an 87.58m javelin throw.

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2016IAAF World U20 ChampionGOLD
2017Asian Athletics Championships GOLD
2018Asian GamesGOLD
2018 Commonwealth Games GOLD
2021Tokyo Olympics GOLD
Medal achievement


After winning gold for India, Neeraj gets six crores from the Haryana government two crores from the Punjab government one crore from the Manipur government one crore from IPL team Chennai Super King and one crore from BCCI Received as a gift.
Apart from this, Anand Mahindra has given Mahindra’s SUV 700 and Indigo Air gave free tickets for 1 year.


  • Neeraj has a Fortuner car of a Toyota company, whose price is 35 to 40 lakh rupees.
  • And he also has a Harley Davidson bike which costs 10 lakh rupees.
  • Along with that, he has another bike Pulsar 220 whose price is 1.5 lakh rupees

Neeraj Chopra Family

Let us now know about Neeraj Chopra’s family. As we told earlier, Neeraj Chopra lived in Khandra Village, Panipat District, Haryana. Neeraj Chopra’s childhood was not like any celebrity. He was living like a common man in his childhood. His mother, father and his two sisters live in his family. His father’s name was Satish Kumar Chopra. When Neeraj was young, his father was a farmer and his father was taking care of his family by doing agricultural work. His mother’s name is Saroj Devi who was a housewife. He has two sisters, whose names are Sarita and Sangeeta. Neeraj does not have any brother.

Neeraj Chopra Father’s NameSatish Kumar Chopra
Mother’s nameSaroj Devi
Sister’s NameSarita & Sangeeta

Favorite things

In an interview, Neeraj Chopra was asked about his favorite thing. Giving the same reaction, he said that, what would you do if you were not a sports person, then he said that apart from playing I love photography. If I wasn’t a sportsperson, I might have been a photographer. When he was asked something about his favorite food, he said that people think that I like churma very much, but I like raita very much with Veg Biriyani. Which is called Namkeen rice in Haryana. His favorite color is blue. When he was asked about his favorite music, he said that I love loud music and I like to listen to the music of Imagine Dragons. When she was asked about her choice of formal and casual dress, she said that I love wearing casuals. He mostly consumes a lot in drinking and he loves to roam in the mountains.


The Asian Athletics took place at the Kalinga Stadium in Odisha in which Neeraj won the gold. At that time, Neeraj had stayed in Odisha for more than two months. He was saying that he liked this stadium very much. That is why Neeraj chose Kalinga Stadium to practice for the Olympics.

Some FAQ about Neeraj Chopra

Why was Neeraj Chopra famous?

Famous Javelin thrower and Gold medal achiever in Tokyo olympics

Is Neeraj Chopra in Indian Army?

Yes, neeraj is currently as Junior Commissioned Officer (Subedar) in the Indian Army.

How old is Neeraj Chopra?

Neeraj is 24 years old.

Who won the javelin gold medal in 2021?

Neeraj Chopra(87.58m)

Is Neeraj Chopra single?



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