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Neeraj Chopra is related to which sport?
1. Archery
2. Javelin throw
3. Horse race
4. Kabbadi

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Correct Answer - Option 2 : Javelin throw

The Correct answer is Javelin Throw.

  • Neeraj Chopra is an Indian Track and field athlete and a Junior Commissioned Officer in India Army.
  • Neeraj Chopra competes in the Javelin throw sport.
  • He won a Gold Medal in 2018 Asian Games with the National record of 88.06 meters.
  • He also clinched the gold medal in 2018 Commonwealth Games.
  • He was the 2016 IAAF world U20 champion and set the world junior record of 86.48 meters at the U20 championship.
  • Neeraj Chopra was selected as flag-bearer at the opening ceremony for India at the 2018 Asian Games.

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