of Love through Huge rewards on The Olympic Gold Medalist Neeraj Chopra
India's Neeraj Chopra, who won the men's
javelin today for the country's first ever Olympic athletics gold,
is also a soldier in the Indian Army. Mr Chopra, 23, managed a winning
best of 87.58 metres to go one better than India's previous best.
From the moment Neeraj got the gold medal in Olympics businessmens,
various organisations and business giants along with the state governments
started showering reward on the golden boy and also to the other medal winning
Raining of rewards started on Neeraj chopra especially.
IndiGo a leading airline in he
country announced that it will giveaway unlimited free travel for one
year to Chopra after he won the gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics on Saturday.
On Sunday, edtech
major BYJU’S announced a cash reward of Rs 2 crore
for star India javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra following his gold medal-winning
feat at the Tokyo Olympics.
BYJU’s also announced Rs 1 crore for each of the other six
medallists, who brought laurels to the country at the Games.
The BCCI on
Saturday declared a cash reward of Rs one crore for Chopra.
Chennai Super Kings also declared a reward of Rs one crore for Chopra.
On Saturday, Punjab
Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh announced a special cash reward
of Rs. 2 crore .
Haryana Chief Minister ML Khattar
announced Rs six crore for the 23-year-old athlete from the state a
class I category state government job.
Manipur Govt. decided to extend a
reward of ₹1 crore to the Olympic gold medallist.
Businessman Anand Mahindra has
promised to gift the gold medallist the upcoming SUV XUV700.
Neeraj Chopra, a junior officer in the Indian
army with the Rajputana Rifles, made his first mark on international
athletics with a world junior title in 2016. Two years later, he became
the first Indian athlete to win the javelin at the Asian Games and at
the Commonwealth Games and was the current National Record Holder with 88.07
He had also won a gold medal in Junior World
Championship and set U 20 World Record with 86.48 metres throw.
He is also a 2018 Arjuna Awardee.
It is the second Gold Medal by an Indian in the
individual category of the Olympic Games after Abhinav Bindra, hailing
from Punjab, won the gold medal in the 2008 Beijing Olympics.