IEP CHANDIGARH AUGUST 27, 2022
Haryana Chief Minister, Sh. Manohar Lal while congratulating Tokyo Olympics Gold medalist in Javelin throw, Neeraj Chopra on winning the Lausanne Diamond League title said that Neerja Chopra has once again the country and the State proud.
Congratulating the Golden Boy, the Chief Minister tweeted, “We are proud that the son of Haryana, Neeraj Chopra has become the first Indian to win the Lausanne Diamond League with a throw of 89.08 metres. I am glad that the players of Haryana are enhancing the prestige of the nation on the world’s sports map.”
Notably, Neeraj Chopra, a resident of village Khandara in Panipat won the Lausanne Diamond League in his first throw of 89.08 meters.
Recently, Neeraj had won a silver medal in the World Athletics Championships. He became only the second athlete after Anju Bobby George (2003) to do so. In the final match, with a throw of 88.13 meters, Neeraj won the silver medal, and now he has become the first Indian player to win the Lausanne Diamond League title.