The long-cherished dream of a billion Indians was fulfilled on the night of 7 August 2021 when Neeraj Chopra won a gold in javelin at the Tokyo Olympics 2020. The wait, though, had been very long. In fact, since the inception of the modern Olympic Games, this is India’s first individual gold medal in athletics. When he did it in his characteristic style and smile, the entire country showered him with love. The media went into a frenzy and the youth found a new inspiration. People thronged to get pictures clicked with him and brands found a new wonder-ambassador.
Neeraj Chopra: From Panipat to the Podium begins in a small village in Panipat and recounts his formative years that were characterized by limited means and facilities. It takes readers through his journey to Panchkula and then to the national camp in his quest to conquer the world.
- Publisher : Rupa Publications India
- Language : English
- Paperback : 208 pages
- ISBN-10 : 9355201729
- ISBN-13 : 978-9355201720
- Item Weight : 170 g
- Dimensions : 20.3 x 25.4 x 4.7 cm
- Country of Origin : India