Gold medallist Neeraj Chopra nominated for Laureus World Breakthrough of the Year Award

Indian javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra has been nominated for the Laureus World Breakthrough of the Year Award. Only the 2nd Indian to win a gold medal for the country in individual events in Olympics, Neeraj had ended the country’s 100-year wait for a medal in track and field events at Tokyo Olympics. The 24-year-old has been bestowed with multiple awards since his historic performance at the global event and is now in line to be honoured with the elite honour. Neeraj is the 3rd Indian after Sachin Tendulkar and Vinesh Phogat to be nominated for the award. Emma Raducanu, Daniil Medvedev, Pedri, Yulimar Rojas and Ariarne Titmus are other sportspersons who will be vying for the award.


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