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How Brands Are Rewarding Neeraj Chopra On His Win At Tokyo Olympics 2020

| Published on August 9, 2021

Right from cash rewards to cars, Neeraj Chopra has been getting rewards for his big win at the Tokyo Olympics 2020 from multiple entities. The star Javelin thrower won a gold medal for the country on the 7th of August and set a new record for the country. The athlete from Haryana has been honoured with multiple rewards from the state government as well as private organisations.

Find out which other companies and entities have honoured the athlete with rewards.

Manohar Lal Khattar, Captain Amarinder Singh and N Biren Singh

The Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar, on the 7th of August announced that he would be giving the athlete ₹6 crores and a class I category job. The Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh also announced a special cash reward of Rs 2 crore in an official statement. From the Manipur Cabinet, CM N Biren Singh tweeted that he would be rewarded a sum of ₹1 crore for his stellar performance.

BCCI

The BCCI also announced a cash reward of ₹1 crore to Neeraj.

Chennai Super Kings

Chennai Super Kings Ltd. announced that they would be awarding Neeraj Chopra with ₹1 crore on behalf of the fans who continue to support and love CSK.

IndiGo Airlines

For a period of 1 year, Neeraj Chopra has been offered free unlimited travel with IndiGo Airlines to celebrate his gold medal-winning throw of 87.58m in the Men’s Javelin.

Mahindra group Chairman Anand Mahindra

Replying to a tweet that asked Mahindra to gift Neeraj Chopra the XUV700, Chariman Anand Mahindra replied to it with much vigour and said that they would definitely do so. Moreover, he also shared a tweet that asked to have a commemorative coin in the name of Neeraj being issued.

Byjus

The company announced a cash prize of Rs 2 crore for Neeraj as well as Rs 1 crore each for Mirabai Chanu, Ravi Kumar Dahiya, Lovlina Borgohain, PV Sindhu and Bajrang Punia.

Elan Group

Elan Group’s chairman, Mr Rakesh Kapoor has also announced a ₹25 lakh cash award for Chopra.

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