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Nb Sub Neeraj Chopra has brought laurels in which sports?
1. High jump
2. Javelin
3. Boxing
4. Shooting

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Correct Answer - Option 2 : Javelin

The correct answer is ​Javelin.

  • India's star javelin throwing athlete Neeraj Chopra threw the javelin 88.07 meters away in the fifth attempt.
    • Breached the national record of 88.06 meters to win the gold medal in the 2018 Asian Games.
  • Parsa Singh of India won the silver medal in the first Asian Games (1951) played in Delhi.
  • After this, in the 1982 Asian Games (Delhi), India's Gurtej Singh won the bronze medal.
  • So far no athlete had achieved a gold medal in javelin throw, but Neeraj Chopra made the best ever performance for India in the javelin throw.

  • Neeraj Chopra is originally from Khandala village in Panipat, Haryana. 
  • He was born on 24 December 1997. His father Satish Kumar is a farmer.
  • At the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, Neeraj threw an 86.47-meter spear and won the gold medal.

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