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Neeraj Chopra Wins Silver At World Championships, Twitter Erupts In Joy


India’s ace athlete Neeraj Chopra created history yet again as he became the first man from the country and only the second Indian ever, after long jumper Anju Bobby George, to win a medal at the Athletics World Championships, as he sealed a silver medal with a throw of 88.13 metres in the final at Oregon in the USA. World champion Anderson Peters defended his title in style with three throws of over the 90 metre mark. Neeraj, who ha d a slow start to the final, produced a big throw in his fourth attempt, which helped him land a podium spot.

There was a huge amount of expectation from the ace athlete and his fans immediately took to social media to congratulate the star, who had won the gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics last year to create history as he became only the second Indian after shooter Abhinav Bindra to win an individual gold in the Olympics.

Here are some of the reactions of his fans and eminent personalities on Twitter as Neeraj won the silver medal

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