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At the Tokyo Olympics in 2021 where Chopra stood out (gold, 87.58m) with Nadeem not too far behind (5th, 84.62m)

Neeraj has become a household name with his on-field exploits, having won everything gold this sport had to offer him at the Olympics, Commonwealth Games, Asian Games, Diamond League and finally the World Athletics Championships.

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Neeraj vs Nadeem: An India, Pakistan rivalry with a difference

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Head-to-head, both athletes have faced off in nine international events together, seven times at the senior level and two times at the junior level, as per Olympics.com.

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Commonwealth Games 2018, Gold Coast Neeraj Chopra 1st (86.47m)

the Indian put to rest the restless tribe on social media quick to criticise the Pakistan athlete for using Chopra's javelin.

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Asian Games 2018, Jakarta Neeraj Chopra 1st (88.06m)

8 World Athletics Championships 2022, Oregon Neeraj Chopra 2nd (88.13m)

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