India’s javelin throw sensation Neeraj Chopra has etched his name in the annals of history by becoming the first Indian to secure a gold medal at the World Athletics Championship. Revered across the nation as the ‘golden boy,’ Neeraj’s remarkable achievement on Sunday (August 27) left the entire country awestruck and proud.

Neeraj had previously displayed his prowess by securing a silver medal at the same championship, but he exhibited an unrelenting determination to ascend the podium’s top step this time and clinched the gold medal with a thunderous throw that stretched an impressive 88.17 meters.

Neeraj Chopra matches Abhinav Bindra’s rare feat

Notably, Neeraj’s victory also draws a parallel with the legendary Abhinav Bindra, who also holds the distinction of clinching gold at both the World Championships and the Olympics.

As the news of Neeraj’s historic win reverberated across the nation, a wave of celebration and pride washed over India. Citizens from all walks of life united in congratulating the star javelin thrower for his tremendous achievement. Among those joining the chorus of praise were also icons from the realm of cricket, who expressed their heartfelt admiration for Neeraj’s accomplishment.

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Cricketers extend heartiest congratulations to Neeraj Chopra

Cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar, along with other luminaries like Gautam Gambhir, Anil Kumble, and Hardik Pandya, seized the opportunity to extend their warmest congratulations to Neeraj Chopra.

Widely regarded as the “God of Cricket,” Sachin lauded Neeraj’s dedication, discipline, and unwavering commitment that culminated in this historic victory. Gambhir, known for his gritty performances on the field, echoed the sentiments of countless fans by terming Neeraj India’s Diamond.

On that note, let’s have a look at all the reactions from Indian cricketing luminaries to Neeraj’s iconic accomplishment.

Here’s how cricketers reacted

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