Olympic gold medalist Neeraj Chopra has been nominated for the Larus World Sports Awards

Neeraj Chopra

Neeraj Chopra, India’s first Olympic gold medalist, has been nominated for the 2022 Larus World Breakthrough Award.

He was one of six nominees for the prestigious award.

Chopra was the first Indian athlete to win an individual Olympic gold medal

At the 2020 Tokyo Olympics with a distance of 87.58 meters followed by Abhinav Bindra in the 2008 Air Rifle.

After wrestler Vinesh Bogat in 2019 and cricket maestro Sachin Tendulkar

Who won the Laurus Sports Moment of the Year 2000-2020

which marks an emotional moment during the 2011 ICC World Cup.

When his team carried him on their shoulders in the lap of respect after India’s victory.