First Gold Medal For India In Olympics 2021: Neeraj Chopra Wins Historic Gold Medal

First Gold Medal For India In Olympics 2021: This Saturday is a historic day for India. Neeraj Chopra won the first gold medal in Tokyo Olympics 2020 for India in the men’s javelin throw event on 7th August 2021. Neeraj has become the second Indian to win an individual gold medal in Olympics after shooter Abhinav Bindra. Neeraj serves as Junior Commissioned Officer in Indian Army, will throw the spear as long as possible in the final event. Neeraj won the First Gold Medal For India In Olympics 2021 in the men’s javelin throw event with a remarkable throw of 87.58m in his second attempt. He is the first athlete from India to win an Olympic medal after 120 years.


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Neeraj’s gold took India’s medal count to 7 at the Tokyo Olympics 2020. The 23 years Neeraj satisfied many of the Indian’s dreams to win Gold Medal For India In Olympics 2021. He is a role model for today’s youth. He made us all proud with his incredible performance. As of now, 7 medals were bagged by India with 2 Silver medals and 4 bronze medals, and 1 Gold medal.

Check out the list of medals won by India in today’s Olympics till 7th August 2021 provided below. Mirabai Chanu won the first medal for the country with silver. Now, Neeraj has created history with his tremendous performance in the qualifying as well as the final round in the Tokyo Olympics 2020 by winning the First Gold Medal For India In Olympics 2021.

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India’s Medal Chart Tokyo Olympics 2020:

India won a total of 7 Medals on 7th August 2021. With this medals list, India stands at the 47th position. It surpassed the total 6 medals winning in London Olympics. China Stands first in the medal tally with a total of 87 medals. The United States of America is in the second position followed by Japan.


Game Athlete Medal
Javelin throw Neeraj Chopra Gold
Wrestling (57 KG) Ravi Kumar Dahiya Silver
Weight Lifting (49 Kg Women) Mirabai Chanu Silver
Women’s Singles Badminton PV Sindhu Bronze
Women’s Welterweight Boxing Lovlina Borgohain Bronze
Hockey Indian Hockey Team Bronze
Wrestling (65 Kg) Bajarang Punia Bronze
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