IPL franchise Chennai Tremendous Kings (CSK) have introduced a Rs 1 crore money reward for javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra, who received a gold medal for India on the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Chopra turned the primary Indian to win a gold medal in observe and occasion on the Olympics together with his greatest effort of 87.58 metres within the males’s javelin throw last in Tokyo on Saturday.
“We as Indians are happy with Neeraj Chopra as his effort at Tokyo 2020 will encourage thousands and thousands of Indians to take up sport and instill perception in them to have the ability to compete and excel on the highest stage in any self-discipline of the game.
“His gold medal profitable throw of 87.58m within the males’s javelin has galvanised the complete nation,” a CSK spokesperson stated in an official assertion.
“As a mark of appreciation and honour on his stellar achievement, CSK is awarding Rs. 1 crore to Neeraj Chopra,” the assertion added.
The three-time IPL champions additionally revealed that they might be making a particular jersey with the quantity 8758 as a mark of respect to Neeraj.
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The MS Dhoni-led CSK workforce will resume their IPL 2021 marketing campaign towards Mumbai Indians (MI) in Dubai on September 19.
The Tremendous Kings are at the moment positioned on the second spot within the standings with ten factors in seven matches.