On Sunday, PM ✌Modi congratulated Neeraj Chopra, 18, who smashed the junior 🌐world record in javelin throwing to get the 🔱gold 🏅medal at the IAAF 🌐World Under-20 Athletics Championships in Bydgoszcz, 🇵🇱Poland. The Haryanvi threw the spear at an amazing 86.48m😯 on the penultimate day of competitions on Saturday. He is the first ever 🇮🇳Indian to hold a 🌐world record in athletics. Chopra also broke the national senior record of 82.23m while also being better than the 🔱gold 🏅medal winner at the 🌉London 🏋Olympics which was at 84.58m. PM ✌Modi wrote💬, “Congratulations Neeraj Chopra for the outstanding sporting accomplishment. We are proud of you.” Sports Minister Vijay Goel 📢announced a cash 💰award of ₹🔟 lakh for winning the 🔱gold at the U-20 🌐World Championship.
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