Commendable achievement: Jaishankar congratulates Neeraj Chopra for scripting historical past with silver in World Athletics C’ships

New Delhi [India], July 24 (ANI): Exterior Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Sunday congratulated Tokyo Olympic gold medallist Neeraj Chopra for successful the silver medal within the males’s javelin throw closing at World Athletics Championships in Eugene.

Neeraj Chopra turns into solely the second Indian to win a medal within the World Athletics Championships.

You are reading: Commendable achievement: Jaishankar congratulates Neeraj Chopra for scripting historical past with silver in World Athletics C’ships

“Congratulate @Neeraj_chopra1 for a scintillating silver medal efficiency on the World Athletics Championships. A commendable achievement that can take Indian sport ahead,” he tweeted.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi lavished reward on Neeraj Chopra after he clinched the silver medal within the males’s javelin throw closing on the prestigious World Athletics Championships in Eugene.

Taking to Twitter, PM Modi wrote, “An amazing accomplishment by one among our most distinguished athletes! Congratulations to @Neeraj_chopra1 on successful a historic Silver medal on the WorldChampionships. It is a particular second for Indian sports activities. Finest needs to Neeraj for his upcoming endeavours.””In at present’s WorldAthleticsChampionships Neeraj Chopra Ji created historical past by successful silver medal in Javelin throw occasion. Hearty congratulations and finest needs to you for this unforgettable achievement that’s bringing glory to India. We’re happy with you. Jai Hind! @Neeraj_chopra1,” tweeted Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adiyanath.

In the meantime, Union Sports activities Minister Anurag Thakur wrote, “Neeraj Chopra continues his successful streak! Wins in Males’s javelin throw at @WCHoregon22 along with his finest throw of 88.13m, changing into the first Indian male and 2nd Indian to win a medal on the WorldChampionships! Neeraj has now received medal at each International occasion!”Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh tweeted: “India is elated by the stupendous efficiency by Subedar @Neeraj_chopra1. Congratulations to him on successful the Silver Medal on the WorldAthleticsChampionships in Eugene, Oregon. His laborious work, grit and willpower have yielded excellent outcomes. We’re happy with him.””Neeraj Chopra has created historical past once more by successful a silver medal at World Athletics Championship in Oregon. He turns into the first man and the 2nd Indian to win a medal on the World Championships after longjumper Anju Bobby George’s bronze in 2003. Congratulations @Neeraj_chopra1,” tweeted Union Legislation and Justice Minister Kiren Rijiju.

Neeraj recorded a distance of 88.13m in his fourth-attempt throw and secured the second place.

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The Olympic medallist began the proceedings with a foul throw, which was adopted by 82.39m and 86.37m. It was lastly within the fourth try when he recorded the gap of 88.13m, which put him in competition for the silver medal.

The final two makes an attempt by Neeraj went foul throws, and thus, he ended up within the second place. The primary place was held by defending champion Anderson Peters of Grenada, who recorded a distance of 90.54m.

Neeraj additionally grew to become India’s first ever observe and discipline athlete to take the silver medal within the World Championships, and second to bag a podium end after the legendary lengthy jumper Anju Bobby George had completed third within the Paris Worlds in 2003.

However, World Championships debutant Rohit Yadav completed on the tenth place after making makes an attempt of 78.72m, 78.05m and 77.95m. (ANI)

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