December 01, 2022

Neeraj Chopra (Javelin Thrower) Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Girlfriend, Family, Facts, Wiki & More

Updated On : August 27, 2022

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Short Biography

Neeraj Chopra was born on 24-12-1997 in Khandra village, Panipat in the state of Haryana, India. He is an Indian Javelin Thrower, Athlete of Track and Field & Army Officer who qualified for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 and win the gold medal on 07-08-2021.  

Other Name: Neeraj
Other Professions: Athlete Army Officer

Neeraj Chopra Complete Bio & Career

Neeraj Chopra is an Indian Javelin Thrower. He belongs to Khandra Village of Haryana’s Panipat district. He completed his graduation from DAV college Chandigarh Kurukshetra University Haryana. He started his base in Athletics Nursery at the Taluka Devi Lal Stadium in Panchkula. He was trained by Gary Calvert, Werner Daniels, and Uwe Hohn Coach.
His career took off after he made his debut in the domestic circuit at National Junior Athletics Competitions in 2021. He won his first Gold medal with a record throw of 68.46 meters. he joined the national camp for superior training and exposure. He joined the Indian Army and is currently serving as a Junior Commissioned Officer with the rank of Naib Subedar.
In 2016 his international career lifted when he won his first international Gold medal at the South Asian Games in Guwahati. He also won 2 Silver medals and a Bronze medal at the Asian Grand Prix. The  Series was held in 3 different cities, Jinhua, Jiaxing in China, and Taipei in Taiwan.  He made his IAAF Diamond League debut and finished 7th with a speed throw of 83.80 meters.
 He won the Gold medal at the Sotteville Athletics meet in France, in 2018. It was followed by another Gold medal at the Savo Games in Lapinlahti, Finland. In the current year, he shattered his national record by throwing 88.07m at the Indian Grand Prix Meet in Patiala. The sportsman achieves various Gold medals in South Asin games in Guwahati, World U2O Championships in Bydgoszcz, Poland, Asian championships in Bhubaneswar, commonwealth games in gold coast, Australia, Sotteville athletics meet in Scottville-Les-Rouen, France, Savo games in Lapinlahti. etc. He won a gold medal in Tokyo Olympics in 2021. In 2022, he participated in Paavo Nurmi Games in Turku. He reached 1st place with a throw of 89.09m on 26-08-2022 and was declared qualified for the 2023 World Championships in Zurich.

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Neeraj Chopra Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born to Satish Kumar Chopra and Saroj Devi. He has two sisters named Sarita Chopra & Sangeeta Chopra.

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Body Measurements

Chest Size 40
Biceps Size 15
Waist Size 30
Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Panipat, Haryana, India
Nationality Indian
Religion Hinduism
Address Panipat, Haryana, India
School N/A
College DAV College, Chandigarh
Qualification Graduate
Hobbies Tracking and Travelling
Marital Status Unmarried
Debut World Youth Championships 2013 in Ukraine
Salary INR 5.5 Lakh Per Month
Net Worth INR 24 Crore
Official Website N/A


Favorite Color White, Black
Favorite Brand Puma
Favorite Player Milkha Singh
Favorite Sport Javelin
Favorite Politician Manohar Parrikar
Favorite Actress Deepika Padukone
Favorite Actor Vicky Kaushal
Favorite Dress Shorts and tees

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Neeraj Chopra

  • Neeraj is the first Athlete from India who won a Gold medal in Javelin's throw at Olympics.
  • He warded the Sportstar ACES award –sportsman of the decade.
  • He was awarded by Captain Amarinder Singh for the top under 30 in 2017.
  • He loves animal and used to share the pictures with dogs on social media account.
  • He was also selected as a flag bearer of India at the Asian Games.
  • He was also appointed as Junior commissioner at the Indian Army.

Neeraj Chopra Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

24 years, 11months, 7 days old age Neeraj Chopra will turn 25 on 24 December, 2022. Only 22 days, 8 hours,7 minutes has left for his next birthday.

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