Neeraj Chopra Wiki Age Girlfriend Caste Family Biography

Neeraj Chopra is an Indian Athlets who is famous for bringing Gold Medal in Javelin Throwing.  Checkout Neeraj Chopra wiki, age, boyfriend, family, biography and caste details on CeleNote.

Neeraj Chopra Wiki/Biography

Neeraj Chopra was born on 24th December 1997 to Satish Kumar in Khandra, Panipat, Haryana, India. His current age 20 years (as of July, 2018). His father Satish Kumar is a farmer.

According to media reports, Neeraj is currently not dating someone and focused on his sport.

Neeraj Chopra Physical Appearance

He is 6 ft (184 cm) tall and weighs around 80 Kg (176 lbs). His figure measurement are 34-28-36. He has brown eyes with black hair compliments his brown complexion.

Neeraj Chopra Career

He did schooling from Indian Public School in Madlauda. Neeraj Chopra doing graduation from DAV College in Chandigarh. He always wanted to be a Volleyball player but Jaiveer Singh spotted his strength and convinced him to take up career in Javelin Throwing.

Neeraj won the 2016 IAAF World U20 Championships held in Bydgoszcz, Poland. Neeraj set a junior world record during this event, the world record brought him the popularity and fame among sports fans of India as well as to the world.

Neeraj won a gold medal at the 2016 South Asian Games with a throw of 82.23 m, where he equalled the Indian national record. Neeraj won another gold medal in Asian Athletic championships 2017 with a throw of 85.23 meters.

In May 2018, he again broke the national record at the Doha Diamond League with a throw of 87.43 meters. He gave all the credit to Uwe Hohn -current coached.

In July 2018, he bags gold at Sotteville Athletics meet with a throw of 85.17m.

Neeraj Chopra Javelin Throw with Distance and Year


Year Distance Place Comments
2012 68.46 Lucknow 700gm Javelin (Junior Level)
2013 69.66 Thiruvanathapuram 700gm Javelin (Junior Level)
2014 76.50 Vijayawada 700gm Javelin (Junior Level)
2014 70.19 Patiala 800gm Javelin (Senior Level)
2015 81.04 Patiala Senior Level
2016 86.48 Bydgoszcz (Poland)
2017 85.63 Patiala

Neeraj Chopra Unknown Facts


  • Neeraj is a right hand thrower.
  • In 2012 Neeraj won gold at the National Junior Championships(under 16) in Lucknow.
  • Neeraj was spotted by former javelin thrower Jaiveer Singh at a volleyball tournament in 2011.
  • In 2013 he won silver at the National Youth Championship.
  • In 2014 he broke the National Youth Championship record with the throw of  76.50 m.
  • He is a beneficiary of the JSW Sports Excellence Program.
  • Indian Army offered him a post which he accepted.