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Chopra has been training with Bartonietz since 2019. He was earlier training under another German in former world record holder Uwe Hohn, who was recently released by the Athletics Federation of India due to several differences, including his salary and training methods .
As the Indian shooter turns 39 today, wishes from all across the world poured in for India’s Olympic star.
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The javelin star from Haryana additionally got a puppy named 'Tokyo' as a gift from Bindra, who won gold in men's 10m air rifle in the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
“Yeh time hai aage badhne ka. I’ll now hang this gold at home and start preparing for the next season’s competitions and then the next Olympic Games,” said Neeraj Chopra.
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"I see the next Olympics cycle will be tricky, primarily because of the shorter cycle. Normally athletes get a year post-Olympics that allows them to rest and recover, but this time around they need to get back pretty quickly," Bindra said.
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Bindra had spoken about his relationship with the medal. He told how the medal is just a reminder of the panic and anxiety that he went through to achieve it.
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Chopra joined Bindra in a now exclusive two-man gold club after he ended up on top in the men's javelin throw final with a best throw of 87.58m in Tokyo on Saturday.
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Bartonietz has been with Chopra since the second part of 2019 when the youngster was undergoing rehabilitation following an arthroscopic surgery on the elbow of his throwing right hand.
A country of over a billion waits 4,743 days—or 157 months or 13 years—for another individual Olympics gold! And then, on a clear, but humid Tokyo evening, in six hurls of a spear weighing 800 grams, a 23-year-old goes where even gods of India’s sporting pantheon have not been: to the top of the Olympics mountain.
Haryana CM Khattar also announced that Chopra will be made head of upcoming Centre for Excellence in Athletics in Panchkula.
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"Sport is much, much more than the competition that happens. The real power of sport lies in what it can do to a community, what it can do to change a person's life, the values that it teaches you. The biggest learning from sport is that it teaches you to accept failures," says Abhinav Bindra.
"My Olympic journey has given me some important life lessons, and I am certain the Indian contingent will come home wiser from Tokyo. I extend my heartfelt wishes to each athlete, and my only message to them is, do your best," says Suma Shirur as she remembers her Olympics journey.
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