Tuesday, 19 October 2021

Neeraj Chopra back after winning Gold in Olympic

Neeraj Chopra back after winning Gold in Olympic

Tokyo Olympics gold-medal winner Neeraj Chopra on grand welcomes in Delhi: It feels great to be back home

The Indian contingent landed in Delhi in the afternoon and has taken to the Ashoka Hotel, where the athletes and medal winners shall felicitate.

Tokyo Olympics gold medal winner Neeraj Chopra was mobbed at the Delhi airport by thousands of fans who waited for hours to meet the javelin star as he returned home with nearly 80 other Indian athletes.

In the afternoon, the Indian contingent landed in Delhi and has taken to the Ashoka Hotel, where the athletes and medal winners have felicitated.

Being the man of the moment, Neeraj Chopra had the biggest crowd around him compared to the other athletes. However, India Today still managed to react from independent India'sIndia's second Olympic gold winner after Abhinav Bindra.

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Neeraj Chopra'sChopra's parents, meanwhile, left for Delhi early on Monday morning from Panipat. They were at the airport to welcome their son, India'sIndia's new national hero. The Indira Gandhi Airport had a festive mood as India'sIndia's only track, and field Olympic champion landed on home soil after scripting history on Saturday.

Neeraj Chopra said he didn't want to spend a lot of time talking to his parents over the phone. He enjoys quality time with his parents alone in their residence to tell them how it felt when he stood at the top of the Olympic podium with the Indian national anthem playing at the Stadium in Tokyo.

Neeraj said,

"It feels wonderful to be back home; I was expecting this,"

"I was not able to speak with them yet. I don't want to talk to them in a hurry like this. I want to sit down nicely and talk to them. I can talk to them the way I am talking to all of you, with limited time. I will talk to them with as much time as possible," Neeraj told India Today in Tokyo on Sunday.

Neeraj became only the second individual Olympic champion from India. He ended India's 13-year-long wait for the national anthem at the medal ceremony in the Olympics. The 23-year-old from Panipat was at his confident best as he blew the rest of the field away in the Men'sMen's Javelin final.

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