Chennai Super Kings to award INR 1 crore to Olympic gold medalist Neeraj Chopra

The MS Dhoni-led IPL franchise Chennai Super Kings (CSK) has announced a monetary reward (INR 1 Crore) to Neeraj Chopra for winning the gold medal for India at Tokyo Olympics 2020 on Saturday.

Chopra became the first Indian athlete to win a gold medal at the Olympics in the men’s javelin throw final in Tokyo on Saturday.

The three-time IPL champions CSK also announced that they would be designing a special jersey with the number 8758 as a mark of respect to the 23-year-old gold medalist.

The Chennai Super Kings will resume their IPL 2021 campaign against Mumbai Indians in Dubai on September 19.

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