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Plaque of world champion Neeraj Chopra installed in the Ice Palace

Utkarsh Classes Last Updated 09-02-2024
Plaque of world champion Neeraj Chopra installed in the Ice Palace Award and Honour 4 min read

Indian athlete Neeraj Chopra was honored with a Plaque at the famous 'Ice Palace' in Jungfraujoch, Switzerland. Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra is the current Olympic and world champion in javelin throw.

  • Plaques of many other star players are also installed in this ice palace.
  • Switzerland Tourism honored him and Neeraj Chopra unveiled this memorial plaque. Switzerland Tourism has welcomed the athlete with great praise for Chopra's impressive achievements. Jungfraujoch is also called the ‘Peak of Europe’.

Neeraj now joins the club of Federer and McIlroy:

  • Neeraj Chopra joins star players like Swiss tennis great Roger Federer and golfer Rory McIlroy. Whose such memorial plaques have been installed in this 'Ice Palace' in the past.
  • Neeraj Chopra also donated one of his spears to attract tourists and it is kept along with the plaque.
  • Chopra impressed the crowd at the 'Ice Palace' by showcasing his javelin throwing skills.
  • Neeraj Chopra had earlier also gifted a javelin to the Olympic Museum in Switzerland.

Sports achievements of Neeraj Chopra:

  • The gold medals won by Neeraj Chopra in various sports competitions at the global level can be seen as follows:
  • Under 20 World Championship 2016:- Neeraj Chopra won the javelin throw gold medal at a distance of 86.48 meters.
  • Sotteville Athletics Meet (2018):- Won gold by throwing the javelin at a distance of 85.17 meters.
  • Asian Games 2018:- Won gold medal in Jakarta with 88.06 meters.
  • 2018 Savo Games:- Neeraj won gold in Finland with a throw of 85.6 meters.
  • 2018 Commonwealth Games:- Neeraj won gold in Australia by throwing the javelin 86.47 meters.
  • 2020 Tokyo Olympics:- Neeraj won the gold medal with 87.58 metres.
  • Diamond League 2022:- Neeraj won the league in Zurich with a throw of 88.44 meters.
  • World Athletics Championship 2023:- Neeraj stood first with a throw of 88.17 meters and won gold in Budapest.
  • Neeraj Chopra is the second player in the world to win gold medals at the Tokyo Olympics and World Championships at the same time.

Other national honors received by Neeraj Chopra:

  • Neeraj Chopra has been honored with a total of 5 different awards so far. Which mainly includes:
  • Arjun Award in 2018,
  • republic day honors in 2020,
  • Distinguished Service Team Award in 2021,
  • Param Vishisht Seva Medal in 2023 and
  • Padma Shri in 2024.


Answer:- Neeraj Chopra

Answer:- Jungfraujoch of Switzerland is also called the ‘Peak of Europe’.

Answer:- Padma Shri
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