Both Randeep Hooda and Neeraj Chopra hail from Haryana.
Neeraj created history at the Tokyo Olympics as he became the first athlete from the country to win a medal in track and field in the showpiece event.
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The 23-year-old created history on Saturday as he became the first from the country to win a gold in track and field in the Olympics.
WA noted that Chopra had 143,000 followers before the Olympics, but now has a staggering 3.2 million (on Instagram), making him the most followed track and field athlete in the world.
History was created last week when young Neeraj Chopra won the first Indian gold medal in athletics.
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While many advocated on social media that Neeraj himself can play in his biopic, the star athlete just wants to focus on his game as of now.
India’s Olympic contingent will come back to the country in the knowledge that, between them, they have won seven medals.
Though a bio-mechanics expert, Klaus has a Johannes Vetter connect too. He coached Vetter’s coach Boris Henry. Klaus is enjoying his stint with Neeraj.
The diameter of the gold medal Neeraj Chopra received is 85 mm, its weight is 556 grams. Its weight to India, though, will be immeasurable.
Following a cake cutting ceremony, men's hockey skipper Manpreet Singh showered praise on India's first individual gold medal winner in Olympics' track and field history.
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Neeraj first Indian to win yellow metal in track and field, feat raises hopes of sporting revolution
Chopra on Saturday became only the second Indian to win an individual gold in the Olympics, the first track-and-field Games medal for the country.
Chopra, who is from Khandra village near Panipat in Haryana, produced a second-round throw of 87.58m in the finals to stun the athletics world.