At the Tokyo Olympics 2020, Neeraj Chopra took home a gold medal for India. Chopra exclusively follows these two Bollywood celebrities on Instagram, despite the fact that the champion is now well-known. Read below for more deeds on the same.
On Saturday, Indian athlete Neeraj Chopra made history by winning a gold medal for his country. After shooter Abhinav Bindra, Chopra became India’s second-ever gold medalist at the Olympics. After winning the Summer Games, Neeraj, a 23-year-old farmer’s son from Khandra village near Panipat in Haryana, received congratulations letters from various Bollywood celebs. Others who congratulated Chopra included actors Akshay Kumar, Salman Khan, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Deepika Padukone, Anushka Sharma, Ranveer Singh, and Priyanka Chopra Jonas.
While Neeraj Chopra has received Instagram wishes from a number of Bollywood celebs, he only follows two of them. Following his Olympic victory, Neeraj, who has a 2.6 million Instagram following, has only 160 people following him back. Neeraj Chopra only follows two Bollywood celebrities on Instagram: Akshay Kumar and Randeep Hooda, according to his profile.
When it comes to Akshay Kumar, he is well-known for his athleticism and sporting interests. On the other hand, Randeep is a professional equestrian who competes in polo, showjumping, and dressage. Aside from Akshay and Randeep, Neeraj is accompanied by Deepak Punia, boxer Manoj Kumar, and Satwksai Raj Rankireddy. He is also a fan of Cristiano Ronaldo, the current world football champion. Chopra also follows Mirabai Chanu, an Olympic weightlifting silver medalist.
Meanwhile, Neeraj Chopra won gold in the javelin throw with a second throw of 87.58m in the finals. Neeraj was awarded the country’s seventh medal.
Neeraj Chopra, PV Sindhu, Mirabai Chanu, Lovlina Borgohain, Ravi Kumar Dahiya, Bajrang Punia, and the Indian Hockey team won medals at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.