Tokyo Olympics 2020: Akshay Kumar to Ajay Devgn, Bollywood celebs hail Neeraj Chopra’s historic win

Updated on Aug 08, 2021 07:17 PM IST  |  310.7K
   
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Akshay Kumar to Ajay Devgn, Bollywood celebs hail Neeraj Chopra’s historic win
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Akshay Kumar to Ajay Devgn, Bollywood celebs hail Neeraj Chopra’s historic win
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The ongoing Tokyo Olympics 2020 has given every Indian enough reason to be proud of. So far, several athletes have managed to make the nation proud and had won medals at the prestigious event. And now, another name has been added to the glorious list. We are talking about javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra who has managed to win the first Gold for India at Tokyo Olympics 2020. As the nation is celebrating this historic moment, several Bollywood celebs have taken to social media to congratulate the gold medallist.

Among these were, Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh, Aamir Khan, Ananya Panday, Kartik Aaryan, Kareena Kapoor Khan, etc. Abhishek Bachchan wrote, “History has been made! Kudos to @neeraj___chopra for the first ever athletics gold medal at #TokyoOlympics”. Ajay Devgn also took to micro-blogging site Twitter and tweeted, “Congratulations Neeraj Chopra on your win at the Tokyo Olympics.  More power to you! You’ve made your parents & India Flag of India proud. Can’t tell you how happy I am. This is awesome”. On the other hand, Masti actor Vivek Oberoi tweeted, “A legend is born! #NeerajChopra, TAKE A BOW, our entire nation is proud of you! Congratulations! Wins #Gold with a 87.58M #Javelin Throw for India Flag of India. Only the 2nd Indian to win Gold in an individual event, after Abhinav Bindra. 1st Gold in Athletics. Amazing!”

Take a look at tweets for Neeraj Chopra:

Earlier, President of India Ram Nath Kovind hailed Neeraj Chopra for his win at the Tokyo Olympics 2020 and tweeted, “Unprecedented win by Neeraj Chopra! Your javelin gold breaks barriers and creates history. You bring home first ever track and field medal to India in your first Olympics. Your feat will inspire our youth. India is elated! Heartiest congratulations!”

Also Read: Tokyo Olympics 2020: Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra gets first gold medal for India

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