Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra will be the flag bearer for the Indian contingent at the opening ceremony of the Asian Games 2018. The 20-year-old has won a gold medal in World Junior Championships, Asian Championships, South Asian Games and Commonwealth Games in his career so far.
The Haryana athlete equalled the national record when he recorded a throw of 82.23m at the 2016 South Asian Games. Chopra set a new national record when he registered a throw of 87.43m at the Diamond League in May 2018.
Source- The Quint
Static/Current Takeaways Important for Indian Bank PO Exam 2018-
- The 2018 Asian Games, officially known as the 18th Asian Games and also known as Jakarta Palembang 2018.
- It will be held in Indonesia.