He made Haryana proud: CM Khattar praises Neeraj Chopra

Panipat (Haryana) [India], July 24 (ANI): Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday congratulated Neeraj Chopra after he clinched the silver medal within the males’s javelin throw last on the prestigious World Athletics Championships in Eugene.

Neeraj recorded a distance of 88.13m in his fourth try within the males’s javelin throw last and secured the second place.

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“Neeraj Chopra has made historical past by successful silver within the WorldAthleticsChampionships. That is the primary time India has received a silver on this championship. Anju Bobby George received the bronze medal in 2003. I congratulate him. He has made Haryana proud,” Khattar advised ANI.

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“I might additionally wish to share my greetings to Neeraj’s household in Panipat and congratulate them on their son’s success. I simply pray that he would forward and carry on making the nation proud within the area of sports activities,” he added.

The Chief Minister additional stated that the sports activities amenities given by the Haryana Authorities is without doubt one of the causes for the state excelling in sports activities.

“Haryana Authorities at all times supported sports activities in each sense. We gave an important infrastructure and supplied our athletes with correct coaching. The money prize which is meant to be given to the gamers after the match, we gave some per cent of that to them through the time of apply. These are some the reason why Haryana is excelling within the area of sports activities,” stated the Chief Minister.

Earlier within the day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi additionally praised Neeraj Chopra for successful the silver medal.

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Taking to Twitter, PM Modi wrote, “An excellent accomplishment by one in all our most distinguished athletes! Congratulations to @Neeraj_chopra1 on successful a historic Silver medal on the WorldChampionships. This can be a particular second for Indian sports activities. Finest needs to Neeraj for his upcoming endeavours.”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 space 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 monitor and area 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.

Then again, 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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