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Neeraj Chopra donates Tokyo Gold-winning Javelin to Olympics Museum

Abhinav Bindra, the first Indian to win an Olympic gold and who’s gold medal winning rifle is already displayed at the museum, was present during the occasion.

Neeraj Chopra with the Javelin that won him the gold at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Photo- IOC/Christophe Moratal

Indian javelin thrower and Olympic gold medalist Neeraj Chopra donated the javelin that helped him win the historic gold medal for India at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, to the Olympic Museum in Lausanne, Switzerland.

“I’m grateful for this occasion. It is a privilege to join the hallowed galleries of The Olympic Museum, a space where the most iconic moments from Olympic history are showcased. For any athlete, it is a great honor to be able to inspire others,” he said while handing over the javelin.

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