As the athletics events will get underway at the Tokyo Olympics from July 30 to August 8, India’s star javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra, 23 has headed to participate in the mega-event from his training base in Sweden.
India’s hopes for Neeraj Chopra are high as he won the bronze medal with a dazzling performance of 86.79m in the Kuortane Games in Finland earlier in June this year. Neeraj Chopra took to his Twitter handle and shared a picture revealing that he is heading to the Tokyo Olympics. Notably, Neeraj Chopra is making his Olympics debut in Tokyo. The qualification round for the Men’s Javelin Throw is scheduled to take place on August 4 & 7.
Sharing the picture, Neeraj Chopra wrote that he along with his team are heading for his first Olympics games in Tokyo. Chopra also appealed to India to keep on supporting the Indian athletes.
Heading ✈️ to my first olympic games@tokyo2020
With bag full of excitement.
Its time to give it all💪
India keep supporting 🇮🇳
#TeamNeeraj#afi#sai#jsw # Tops pic.twitter.com/mjuAJEuuZu
— Neeraj Chopra (@Neeraj_chopra1) July 26, 2021