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LPU Student Neeraj Chopra Wins Olympic Gold In Javelin Throw

On the wrestling side, LPU’s MA Public Administration student and wrestler Bajrang Punia has beaten his rival Daulet Niyazbekov of Kazakhstan to win the Olympics bronze medal.

Neeraj Chopra

BA student at Lovely Professional University (LPU), Neeraj Chopra has created history by winning Gold Medal in Javelin Throw at Tokyo Olympics 2020. He has glorified India by clinching the top Olympic Medal after over 100 years of the games. Chopra led the scoreboard with an effort of 87.03 on his first attempt, 87.58 on his second and 76.79 on his third. His win is a great golden moment for all Indians.
On the wrestling side, LPU’s MA Public Administration student and wrestler Bajrang Punia has beaten his rival Daulet Niyazbekov of Kazakhstan to win the Olympics bronze medal. He dominated the men's 65kg bronze medal bout from start to finish, which ended with an 8-0 score in his favour. He has proved himself as one of the Indian and LPU athletes who have brought a medal for India. 

Congratulating the winners, LPU Chancellor Mr Ashok Mittal expressed his great happiness on the marvellous and exemplary outcomes of the LPU athletes at the Tokyo Olympics. He expressed his eagerness to welcome the illustrious athletes at the campus to honour them as soon as possible. As per the earlier announcement, both the achievers are also to receive their cash awards in many Lakhs from the LPU Management.



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