India’s Golden boy, Neeraj Chopra has come out to make clear a couple of assertion that he gave throughout a current interview about Pakistan javelin thrower Arshad Nadeem. A couple of netizens began accusing Nadeem of ‘stealing’ or ‘tampering’ with Neeraj’s javelin after he informed in regards to the incident of Nadeem taking his javelin.
Neeraj Chopra has come out in defence of his fellow javelin thrower from Pakistan saying that there was nothing fallacious in what Nadeem did on the sector. His actions fall within the class of ‘guidelines’ of javelin throw and that folks cease utilizing the assertion for their very own ‘pursuits and propaganda.”
Neeraj Chopra tweeted a video with caption:“I might request everybody to please not use me and my feedback as a medium to additional your vested pursuits and propaganda. Sports activities teaches us to be collectively and united. I am extraordinarily disillusioned to see a few of the reactions from the general public on my current feedback.”
Check out the video here:
मेरी आप सभी से विनती है की मेरे comments को अपने गंदे एजेंडा को आगे बढ़ाने का माध्यम न बनाए। Sports हम सबको एकजूट होकर साथ रहना सिखाता हैं और कमेंट करने से पहले खेल के रूल्स जानना जरूरी होता है 🙏🏽 pic.twitter.com/RLv96FZTd2
— Neeraj Chopra (@Neeraj_chopra1) August 26, 2021
Within the video, Neeraj says, “I want to say that, one issue has come up about something I said in an interview; that, I took the javelin from Arshad Nadeem, the Pakistani javelin thrower. So, a huge controversy is being created around this statement.
“It is a quite simple factor. We (Javelin throwers) preserve our private javelins on the discipline and everybody and anybody can use that javelin. It’s a rule. So, there’s nothing fallacious in it. He was simply making ready for his throw with that Javelin after which I requested the javelin again.
So it isn’t such an enormous factor, and I’m very unhappy that some individuals are utilizing my title to create an enormous situation about it. I request you to not do it. Sports activities teaches all of us to stroll collectively.”
Further, he requests people to not to use his name as a medium to further their vested interests and propagandas. “I might request everybody to please not use me and my feedback as a medium to additional your vested pursuits and propaganda. Sports activities teaches us to be collectively and united. I am extraordinarily disillusioned to see a few of the reactions from the general public on my current feedback.”
“All of us javelin throwers dwell share quite a lot of love. All of us have good conversations. So please chorus from saying issues that can harm us,” Neeraj concluded.
Neeraj Chopra is the first Gold medal winner after the 2008 Beijing Olympics for India. Abhinav Bindra was the last person to win a gold medal for India. Chopra is just 23 years old and has already created history in a sport that is rarely talked about, in India.