HomeOlympicsAlmost 7 Crores Spent to Prepare Neeraj Chopra for...

Almost 7 Crores Spent to Prepare Neeraj Chopra for Olympics

- Advertisement -

The Tokyo Olympics is over now. & first time ever Indian players have won 7 medals, which is the most medals won by India in any Olympics so far. Earlier, Indian players had won 6 medals in the 2012 London Olympics.

Neeraj won the gold medal in track and field for the first time in India’s 121 years Olympic history. He defeated the world’s legendary javelin throwers in the final with a throw of 87.58m. Neeraj has said in the interview that his foreign coach has played an important role in the Olympics.

- Advertisement -

Came in the LImelight after winning gold in Junior World Championship

Before sharing the amount spent to prepare him, We’d like to share that Neeraj came into the limelight by winning the gold medal in the Under-20 World Championship in 2016. He made a world record by throwing 86.48 meters in this championship.

Apart from this, he has also won Gold Medal in Jakarta Asian Games in 2018, Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, Asian Championship in 2017, South Asian Games in 2016. He won the silver medal in the Junior Asian Championships in 2016.

How 7 Crores Spent to Prepare Neeraj Chopra as a Golden Boy

According to Bhaskar news Rs, 7 crores has been spent on Neeraj’s training. For his training abroad and participating in the tournament, Rs 4.85 crore was spent in 450 days. During this Neeraj participated in 26 tournaments. He also attended training camps in South Africa, Poland, Turkey, Finland, Czech Republic, and Sweden.

At the same time, before the Tokyo Olympics, Neeraj went to participate in the European tournament as part of his preparations and took part in a 50-day training camp in Sweden. 19 lakh 22 thousand rupees were spent on this training by SAI.

Neeraj Chopra has been coaching under the supervision of foreign coaches since the 2016 Rio Olympics. First, he trained from 2017 to 2019 under the supervision of javelin throw legend Uwe Ho and then under the guidance of Dr. Claude Bartonitz.

Claude was also with him in Tokyo. 1 crore 22 lakh rupees were spent on the salary of these foreign coaches. At the same time, 4 lakh 35 thousand rupees were spent on his javelin.

To remember the achievement by Neeraj Chopra and to inspire the youth of India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced to celebrate 7th August as a javelin Day.

News Source: Bhaskar News & Video Source: Olympics Official YouTube Channel.

- Advertisement -

15 Highly Educated Cricketers Of All Time

Cricket is a game of passion and dedication. A sport in which one involves themselves in camps and practice since early childhood. Due to...

Do we often under-appreciate Andy Flower? What’s his legacy?

There's a hint of sadness in noting that Zimbabwe has never been a dominant power in world cricket. But nothing could be sadder than...

Why are more and more MotoGP riders using the Noson nasal dilator?

Introduction MotoGP riders or athletes are physically fit and healthy individuals and their muscles are continuously functioning and used during the performance. As a fan...

How Come UFC Fighters Have Cauliflower Ears But Boxers Don’t?

The UFC has come a long way since its early days, wherein the fights seemed like modern-day gladiators due to its brutality and inconsistent...

5 spinners who can be India’s potential finger-spinners

The Indian cricket team has always been proud of its ability to produce world-class batsmen and similarly potent spinners. Though in recent times, the...

IPL 2018: The beautiful Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur

Being seated in the Sawai Mansingh stadium brings a different world, a world of difference away from the palpable excitement of watching truly India’s...

Top 5 Left Wingers In The World, Based On 2019-20 Season

Owing to the fact that football has evolved a lot since its inception and the tactics have changed a lot, the role of wingers...

The astonishing decline of Mario Balotelli

There was a time when Mario Balotelli was on top of the world.  The Italian talisman had scored two goals in the Euro 2012 semi-finals,...

What can be expected from the 2018 Azerbaijan Grand Prix?

Heat in the air and heat inside the car- that's been the story of the Azerbaijan Grand prix. As F1 parks itself at Baku...

How Suresh Raina Batted India Into The Finals of 2011 World Cup

Its been 9 years, since India won the Cricket World Cup defeating Sri Lanka on 2 April, 2011. The images and visuals of...

IPL 2018: The best from the West Indies

When one of nature's treacherous attacks on mankind- earthquakes- strike, their impact is measured on Richter's scale. When West Indians strike in a tournament...

Ajax XI if they didn’t sell their star players

Based in Amsterdam, AFC Ajax, who incidentally draw their name from the legendary Greek hero of the same name, are the most successful club...

Age Fraud in Indian Cricket: Are players really to be blamed?

There have been times while watching a cricket match when we tend to hear commentators comment on cricketers’ age. We as fans have many...

Big change for India Women’s cricket as BCCI looks to finalise bowling coach soon

We are not even at the halfway stage of the 2018 cricketing season. It clearly seems there's no stopping India's women's cricket team. The...

5 famous players to play for both Leeds United and Liverpool

Leeds United are back in the Premier League after 16 years and will play Liverpool at Anfield on Saturday in their very first match...

- Advertisement -

- Advertisement -