November 28, 2022


Neeraj Chopra Javelin: BCCI splashes Rs 1.5 Cr to BUY Neeraj Chopra’s javelin from Tokyo Olympics throughout e-auction in 2021- It was BCCI,…

Neeraj Chopra Javelin: BCCI splashes Rs 1.5 Cr to BUY Neeraj Chopra’s javelin from Tokyo Olympics throughout e-auction in 2021- It was BCCI, which had made a profitable bid of Rs 1.5 crore for Olympic champion Neeraj Chopra’s javelin when Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s assortment of mementos was e-auctioned final 12 months, a Cricket Board official advised PTI on Friday. Comply with InsideSport.IN For extra updates

Chopra had offered one among his javelins to Modi when the Prime Minister hosted Indian athletes after the Tokyo Video games. The javelin was a part of many gadgets that had been offered in the course of the eauction, the proceeds of which went to ‘Namami Gange Programme’.

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Neeraj Chopra Javelin: BCCI splashes Rs 1.5 Cr to BUY Neeraj Chopra’s javelin from Tokyo Olympics throughout e-auction in 2021, Examine Particulars

‘Namami Gange Programme’, launched in 2014, integrates the efforts to scrub and shield the Ganga river. The public sale was held between September and October in 2021.

“BCCI had made the profitable bid for Neeraj’s javelin. However we additionally bid for a few different collectibles. It (Namami Gange) is a noble trigger and the workplace bearers in BCCI felt that as one of many premier sporting our bodies within the nation, we had an obligation in direction of the nation,” a senior BCCI official advised PTI on situations of anonymity.

“As an organisation we’re proud that we’ve got a sporting good of one among India’s biggest athletes,” the official stated.

The BCCI had additionally contributed Rs 51 crore to PM Cares fund in the course of the first wave of COVID-19 pandemic.

Aside from Chopra’s javelin, the BCCI additionally purchased an angavastra, autographed by the Indian Paralympic contingent for Rs 1 crore.

Neeraj Chopra Javelin: BCCI splashes Rs 1.5 Cr to BUY Neeraj Chopra’s javelin from Tokyo Olympics throughout e-auction in 2021, Examine Particulars

Whereas Chopra’s javelin that was purchased by BCCI fetched the very best bid worth, fencer Bhavani Devi’s sword fetched Rs 1.25 crore whereas Paralympic champion javelin thrower Sumit Antil’s javelin was purchased for Rs 1.002 crore by different bidders.

Lovlina Borgohain’s boxing gloves had been purchased for Rs 91 lakh.

Throughout the public sale final 12 months, 1348 mementos together with sports activities collectibles had been put in for the e-auction and a complete of 8600 bids had been acquired.

Just lately, Chopra had donated the javelin he used to win the Olympic gold in Tokyo, to the Lausanne primarily based Olympic museum.

It was confirmed by the official twitter deal with for the Video games.

Neeraj Chopra Javelin: BCCI splashes Rs 1.5 Cr to BUY Neeraj Chopra’s javelin from Tokyo Olympics throughout e-auction in 2021, Examine Particulars

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