Neeraj Chopra solely the second Indian to win a person gold medal on the Olympics.© AFP
Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Chennai Tremendous Kings have introduced a money prize of Rs. 1 crore for Neeraj Chopra after the javelin thrower won a gold medal on the Tokyo Olympics on Saturday. Chopra turned the primary Indian to win a gold medal in athletics on the Olympics along with his greatest effort of 87.58m within the males’s javelin last in Tokyo on Saturday. Chopra additionally turned solely the second Indian to win a person gold medal on the Olympics, following on the footsteps of Beijing 2008 gold medallist Abhinav Bindra.
“We as Indians are pleased with Neeraj Chopra as his effort at Tokyo 2020 will encourage hundreds of thousands of Indians to take up sport and instill perception in them to have the ability to compete and excel on the highest stage in any self-discipline of the game.
“His gold medal winning throw of 87.58m within the males’s javelin has galvanised your complete nation,” a CSK spokesperson stated in an official assertion.
“As a mark of appreciation and honour on his stellar achievement, CSK is awarding Rs. 1 crore to Neeraj Chopra,” the assertion added.
The three-time IPL champions additionally introduced the creation of a particular jersey to pay tribute to India’s history-making javelin thrower. “CSK will probably be making a particular jersey with the quantity 8758 as a mark of respect to Neeraj Chopra.”
Earlier, Neeraj Chopra had introduced his arrival in model on the Tokyo Olympics on Wednesday when he threw a monstrous throw of 86.65m and robotically certified for the ultimate in his first try.
The MS Dhoni-led CSK staff is ready to renew its IPL 2021 marketing campaign in opposition to Mumbai Indians in Dubai on September 19.
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