Olymoic-bound star Indian javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra has reached Portugal to participate in an occasion in Lisbon (*10*) June 10, which is able to mark his return to worldwide competitors after greater than a yr.
Chopra, who has not taken half in any worldwide occasion after qualifying for the Tokyo Olympics in January final yr in South Africa, reached Lisbon (*10*) Sunday.
“Chopra will participate in a contest in Lisbon (*10*) June 10. We try for different occasions additionally, together with the Karlstad Grand Prix in Sweden (*10*) June 22,” a supply within the Athletics Federation of India instructed PTI (*10*) Monday.
“In Lisbon, he will likely be in a position to prepare in addition to participate in competitors. That’s an important factor as many international locations have stipulated onerous quarantine for arriving Indians.”
The CEO of JSW Sports activities, Chopra’s sponsors, Parth Jindal mentioned the reigning Asian and Commonwealth Video games champion has reached Portugal.
“After relentless efforts from @TheJSWGroup Delhi workplace – numerous comply with ups by @KirenRijiju workplace and MEA @jswsports is completely happy to share that each @Neeraj_chopra1 and @BajrangPunia have arrived in Portugal and Russia respectively to additional their coaching,” he tweeted.
Sports activities Minister appreciated the trouble of JSW Group.
“I recognize the relentless efforts of @TheJSWGroup in supporting our elite athletes by @jswsports and involvement of @ParthJindal11 at private degree too.
“This type of assist from our company sector will assist India emerge as an important sporting nation.”
Chopra had spoken about lack of competitors hampering his Olympic build-up throughout an interplay a number of weeks in the past.