New Delhi: Olympic gold-medalist Neeraj Chopra has reached Dubai after holidaying in the beautiful island nation of Maldives. The 23-year-old star athlete enjoyed his first-ever skydiving in Dubai as he took to Instagram to share the video of his adventure with his fans and even asked them to try it once.
While sharing the video, Neeraj wrote: “Airplane se koodne ke pehle darr toh laga, par uske baad mazaa bada aaya”
Neeraj Chopra had won the Gold Medal in Javelin Throw in Tokyo Olympics 2020 to become the first Indian to win a medal in athletics. He is the second athlete for India to win an individual gold medal. Before Neeraj, Abhinav Bindra had won a gold medal in the Beijing Olympics 13 years ago.
According to the Ministry of Culture, Neeraj Chopra’s gold medal winning javelin fetched the highest bid of 1.5 crore at 3rd round of e-auction of gifts presented to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Ever since his return from Tokyo Olympics, Neeraj has been busy giving interviews and attending events. The star athlete has finally took some time off from his busy schedule and had gone on a vacation in Maldives, earlier this month.
Who is Neeraj Chopra?
Neeraj Chopra is a resident of Panipat, Haryana and an Indian track and field athlete who competes in the sport of javelin throw. He is the second Indian after Anju Bobby George to win a gold medal in athletics at a World Championship level.