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Abhinav Bindra Meets ‘Golden Man’ Neeraj Chopra, Presents Him Special Gift

2008 Olympics gold medallist Abhinav Bindra met Neeraj Chopra and presented him with a special gift.

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Abhinav Bindra shared a picture with Neeraj Chopra-(Photo:@Abhinav_Bindra/Twitter)

New Delhi: Abhinav Bindra has presented Tokyo 2020 gold medallist Neeraj Chopra with a puppy named ‘Tokyo’.

Taking to his official Twitter handle, Abhinav posted a picture with Tokyo Olympics gold medallist Neeraj Chopra.

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In the photo Abhinav can be seen gifting a Golden Retriever puppy to the 23-year-old.

Bindra also wished Neeraj luck for the Paris Olympics, which is scheduled to be held in 2024.

Bindra wrote, “Was a pleasure to meet and interact with India’s golden man @Neeraj_chopra1 ! I hope that “Tokyo” will be a supportive friend and motivate you to get a sibling named Paris for him in 2024 !”

The 23-year-old Chopra created history as he became the first from the country to win a gold in track and field in the Olympics.

Neeraj stands second with a score of 1315, only behind Germany’s Johannes Vetter who leads the chart with a score of 1396. Behind Chopra, Poland’s Marcin Krukowski is at third, Czech Republic’s Jakub Vadlejch (four) and Germany’s Julian Weber (five) at the top five in the rankings.

ALSO READ: Dream Come True: Neeraj Chopra Takes Parents On Their First Flight

He threw the javelin to a distance of 87.58m to pick the yellow metal at the Tokyo Games.

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Neeraj had 143,000 followers before the Olympics but now has a staggering 3.2million, making him the most followed track and field athlete in the world. “Still processing this feeling,” he posted.

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