Envoys of Russia and Germany congratulated Indian javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra who scripted historical past to turned the primary from the nation to win gold in observe and subject on the Olympics on Saturday.
Taking to Twitter, Russian envoy Nikolay Kudashev referred to as Neeraj’s Olympic win a “great achievement for the great country.”
“Congratulations, Neeraj Chopra! Well-deserved & long-awaited #India’s gold medal First place medal in men’s javelin! Great achievement for the great country,” Ambassador Kudashev tweeted.
— Nikolay Kudashev 🇷🇺 (@NKudashev) August 7, 2021
Meanwhile, German envoy Walter Lindner additionally congratulated each India and Neeraj Chopra for turning into the primary within the nation to win an athletics medal.
“Congratulations #teamIndia ! HISTORY. MADE. Neeraj Chopra takes #gold in the #Athletics men’s javelin final on his Olympic debut! He is the first Indian to win an athletics medal and only the second to win an individual medal,” stated Walter J. Lindner, German Ambassador to India.
The 23-year-old turned the primary observe and subject athlete from the nation to win a gold on the showpiece occasion. He threw the javelin to a distance of 87.58m within the ongoing mega occasion to select up the gold medal.
Neeraj Chopra on Saturday stated competing in worldwide tournaments earlier than the Games helped him in his preparations.
“The most important thing for me this year was to participate in international competitions. The two, three international competitions where I played helped me a lot,” Neeraj Chopra stated at a digital press convention.
“So I didn’t feel any pressure in Olympics and I was able to focus on my performance,” he added.
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