Real Name: Neeraj Chopra Nickname: Nijju Date of Birth: 24 December 1997 (Wednesday) Age (as of 2022): 24 Years Profession(s): Javelin Thrower and Junior Commissioned Officer
• 2018: National Record of 88.06m mark at the Asian Games • 2021: National record of 88.07m mark at the Indian Grand Prix • 2022: In June, he set a new national record as he threw 89.30 metres at the Paavo Nurmi Games in Finland. • 2022: On 23 July 2022, he became the second Indian to win a medal at World Athletics Championships after Anju Bobby George.
• 2017: Hindustan Times Top 30 under 30 awarded by Captain Amarinder Singh • 2018: Arjuna Award • 2020: Vishisht Seva Medal (VSM) • 2021: Sportstar ACES Award- Sportsman of the Decade (Track and Field) • 2021: Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award • 2022: Padma Shri (Sports)
Javelin Thrower: Jan Zelezny Singer(s): Rajender Kharkia and KD Film: Rocky series, Laal Rang (2016) Actor: Akshay Kumar, Randeep Hooda
College: DAV College, Chandigarh University: Kurukshetra University, Haryana Qualification: Graduation (correspondence)