Tokyo Olympics: Gold medalist Neeraj Chopra down with high fever, tests negative for Covid-19

Tokyo Olympics: Gold medalist Neeraj Chopra down with high fever, tests negative for Covid-19- follow LIVE updates on insidesport.co
Tokyo Olympics: Gold medalist Neeraj Chopra down with high fever, tests negative for Covid-19- follow LIVE updates on insidesport.co

Tokyo Olympics: Gold medalist Neeraj Chopra down with high fever, tests negative for Covid-19What comes as unpleasant news, Tokyo Olympic Gold medalist from India, Neeraj Chopra, is suffering from high fever. Luckily he has tested positive for COVID-19. Speaking to ANI, sources close to Neeraj said the javelin thrower has a sore throat, and he is currently down with fever.

“Neeraj is down with a high fever, has a sore throat, and the fever refuses to subside. But fortunately, he has tested negative for COVID-19. He is currently resting,” said the source.

Tokyo Olympics: Gold medalist Neeraj Chopra down with high fever, tests negative for Covid-19

As per IANS, a person in contact with Neeraj Chopra said, “His temperature was 103 till yesterday. But he is getting better now. His (Covid) report also came negative. Doctor has advised him rest. He had a hectic schedule and that is the reason he fell ill.”

“Neeraj might attend the function at Rashtrapati Bhawan this evening. He will come there directly. Rest (all the other) players are currently at the Ashoka Hotel,” he added.

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Indian javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra created history on Saturday as he became the first from the country to win a gold in track and field in the Olympics. He threw a distance of 87.58m to pick the gold at the ongoing Tokyo Olympics.

Neeraj began his quest for medal with a massive throw of 87.03 meters and was leading the pack after the end of first attempt. He bettered it with the second throw of 87.58m. While he wasn’t able to improve any further, it was enough to get him the coveted medal. He is now the second Indian after Abhinav Bindra to win a gold medal in individual events.

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Since his victory at the Tokyo Oympics, Neeraj has become the poster boy of Indian sport.

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