Tokyo Olympics: Rewards pouring on golden boy Neeraj Chopra

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.

Read: Tokyo Olympics: Abhinav Bindra applauds gold-medalist Neeraj Chopra 

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.