Chennai Super Kings Cricket said it will award ₹ 1 crore to Olympic gold medalist Neeraj Chopra.
An amazing golden moment occurred on the Tokyo 2020 stage today when the world witnessed Neeraj Chopra claim the first gold medal in athletics for India. The nation roars with pride as India’s campaign at the Tokyo Olympics comes to an end.
As a token of recognition and honor for his outstanding achievement, CSK, owned by India Cements, is awarding ₹ 1 crore to Neeraj Chopra.
“As Indians, we are proud of Neeraj Chopra as his efforts at Tokyo 2020 will inspire millions of Indians to play sports and make them believe that they can compete and excel in any sport at the highest level. His gold medalist throw of 87.58 m in the men’s javelin threw the whole nation enthusiastic, ”said the CSK spokesman in a statement.
CSK will also create a special jersey with the number 8758 as a sign of respect for Neeraj Chopra.