On Wednesday, India’s solely two particular person gold medalists on the Olympics got here collectively, with 2008 Beijing Olympic gold medalist Abhinav Bindra internet hosting 2020 Tokyo Olympic gold medalist Neeraj Chopra at his farmhouse close to Zirakpur within the afternoon.
Sources mentioned Chopra had been busy since August 7 final month, when he received a gold medal within the javelin throw occasion of the Tokyo Olympics, and was lastly capable of finding time to fulfill Bindra on Wednesday. Bindra gifted Chopra a golden retriever pet, aptly named Tokyo, in addition to wishing her all the perfect for the subsequent Olympics. “Great to fulfill and work together with the Gold Man of India @neeraj_chopra1! I hope “Tokyo” might be a supportive good friend and encourage you to get a brother named Paris for him in 2024!” Bindra tweeted on Wednesday afternoon along with a picture of Neeraj gifting “Tokyo”.
Took my Olympic medal from Beijing at this time to go to my older brother
Thanks @Abhinav_Bindra Sir for your loved ones’s heat hospitality and ‘Tokyo’ which I’ll at all times cherish!
– Neeraj Chopra (E Neeraj_Chopra1) September 22, 2021
While Bindra tweeted concerning the assembly within the afternoon, Chopra tweeted concerning the assembly later within the night. Chopra, who hails from Khandara village close to Panipat, was accompanied by his good friend and mentor, Jaiveer Singh and different pals, Bindra was supported by his dad and mom, Apjit Bindra and Babli Bindra, as the 2 champions spent the afternoon collectively. Spent The two additionally took residence their respective gold medals and Chopra tweeted concerning the assembly. “Took my Olympic medal from Beijing today to visit my elder brother. Thank you @Abhinav_bindra sir for your family’s warm hospitality and “Tokyo” which I will cherish forever!”
Chopra, who has over six lakh followers on the micro-blogging web site, tweeted. Chopra additionally shared an image of herself holding a pet in her fingers whereas sitting on the drawing room ground of Bindra’s home and enjoying together with her new pet.
With inputs from TheIndianEXPRESS