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‘The mega run continues’: Cricket World reacts to Neeraj Chopra’s gold medal at WAC 2023 | Cricket News

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See how the cricketing community responded and wished India’s star athlete Neeraj Chopra success at the 2023 World Athletics Championships.

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Neeraj Chopra in action for India (Image: World Athletics)

Athlete Neeraj Chopra, who is only 25 years old, has accomplished feats that others might only imagine. The talented athlete won gold in the javelin throw at the 2023 World Athletics Championship on Sunday night in Budapest, Hungary, with a phenomenal effort of 88.17 metres in the javelin throw. 

3 things you need to know

  • Neeraj Chopra won gold at the Olympics in Tokyo
  • Neeraj Chopra became the first Indian to win a gold medal at the World Athletics Championships
  • Last year, Neeraj Chopra took silver in the World Athletics Championships

Also Read: Neeraj Chopra Gets Emotional During Medal Ceremony At World Athletics Championships- WATCH

Neeraj Chopra creates history at the World Athletics Championships 2023 

On his first attempt, Neeraj Chopra launched the Monday night final with a foul throw. But after a little period of recovery, he made the best throw of the tournament on his second try. He put in an excellent effort in his second throw, extending his advantage on the table with an amazing distance of 88.17m. With Chopra’s victory, an Indian won the gold medal for the first time ever in the World Athletics Championships. Second place went to Pakistan’s Arshad Nadeem (87.82m), while third place went to the Czech Republic’s Jakub Vadlejch (86.67m). 

He now has a gold medal from the World Athletics Championship to add to his impressive collection of medals. According to current data, his 2022 silver medal was India’s sole other medal from the World Athletics Championship, surpassing Anju Bobby George’s bronze in the women’s long jump in 2003 in Paris. Chopra has now qualified for the upcoming Olympics in Paris next year. If he continues like this, he can bring another medal to India, as he is currently ranked first in the world.

 Also Read: ‘Absolute superstar’: Netizens heap praise on Neeraj Chopra after historic WAC gold sweep

Cricket world congratulates Neeraj Chopra 

We all love Gold but Neeraj Chopra Adores it… entire nation is proud of you brother @Neeraj_chopra1 pic.twitter.com/DcZNWPtVs0

— Irfan Pathan (@IrfanPathan) August 28, 2023

Fenkon toh aise fenko ki chaar log bole Kya fekta hai yaar.

88.17 mtr door Bhaala phenka and a World Athletics Championship Gold for our Champion #NeerajChopra . The mega run continues .pic.twitter.com/9TOFl4P6uM

— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) August 28, 2023

Congratulations @Neeraj_chopra1! Another outstanding achievement, another glorious moment 🥇 pic.twitter.com/i8mBg0QCVP

— hardik pandya (@hardikpandya7) August 28, 2023

First Indian to win Gold at World Athletics Championship 🙌🏽 Golden boy makes us proud once again, congratulations @Neeraj_chopra1 🥇#WorldAthleticsChampionship pic.twitter.com/A7qske4B7m

— Wasim Jaffer (@WasimJaffer14) August 28, 2023

— VVS Laxman (@VVSLaxman281) August 28, 2023

— MANOJ TIWARY (@tiwarymanoj) August 27, 2023

Neeraj chopra making us all 🇮🇳 proud .. first indian to win multiple world athletics championships medals.. Keep rocking @Neeraj_chopra1 🫡👏🤎

— Harbhajan Turbanator (@harbhajan_singh) August 28, 2023

The first Indian athlete to win a GOLD at the #WorldAthleticsChampionships! 🥇@Neeraj_chopra1 shows how consistent hardwork can make you soar high in the sky! 👏 pic.twitter.com/MJ9xCLgiMI

— DK (@DineshKarthik) August 28, 2023

Olympic Gold. World Championships Gold. That is domination. #NeerajChopra

— Harsha Bhogle (@bhogleharsha) August 28, 2023

Irfan Pathan, Virender Sehwag, Wasim Jaffer, VVS Laxman, Dinesh Karthik, Manoj Tiwary, Harsha Bhogle, and Harbhajan Singh, along with other cricketers, posted greetings on Twitter congratulating Neeraj Chopra for winning the gold medal at the 2023 World Athletics Championship. The World of cricket is yet to witness the biggest stage of cricket as India hosts the ICC ODI World Cup 2023 from October 5, 2023. 

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