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Neeraj Chopra for prestigious Laureus 'World Breakthrough of the Year' award

Indiansapidnews | 05/02/2022 12:19 PM | Click to read full article

India's Olympic gold medal-winning javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra was on Wednesday nominated for the prestigious Laureus 'World Breakthrough of the Year award.

The 23-year-old Chopra, who became only the second Indian to win an individual Olympic gold medal and first in track and field, clinched the yellow metal in Tokyo with a throw of 87.58 metres.