Tokyo Olympics: Rewards pouring on golden boy Neeraj Chopra
Bengaluru: Star javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra, the boy with the golden arm, received rewards from cash to car on achieving a historical feat at the Tokyo Olympics on Saturday.
Neeraj Chopra's first throw of 87.58 sealed gold for him in the javelin throw final. Chopra became the first-ever Indian athlete to win an Olympic title in a track and field event. Post-historic win, rewards are pouring on the Panipat boy.
Take a look at the reward list:
Haryana chief minister ML Khattar announced a cash reward of ₹6 crore. Khattar also announced that Chiopra will be made head of the upcoming Centre for Excellence in Athletics in Panchkula.
Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh announced a special cash reward of ₹2 crore
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has announced a cash reward of ₹ 1 crore.
Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Chennai Super Kings announced a reward of ₹ 1 crore.
IndiGo airlines has announced to offer unlimited free travel for one year.
Anand Mahindra, chairman of Mahindra and Mahindra, has announced to give a brand new XUV 700
Realty firm Elan group Chairman Rakesh Kapoor has announced a ₹25 lakh cash award.
The Manipur government has announced to award Chopra ₹ 1crore.