August 7 to be marked as ‘Javelin Throw Day’ to respect Neeraj Chopra

Sports Federation of India has chosen to name August 7 as ‘Javelin Throw Day’ in India to respect Olympic gold medallist Neeraj Chopra. Director of AFI Planning Committee Lalit Bhanot said in a bid to advance the game, contests will be led each year all through India on August 7. Neeraj won India’s first Olympic gold in sports on August 7.

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