Tokyo Olympics gold medallist Neeraj Chopra was admitted to a hospital in Panipat after leaving a welcome ceremony at his village halfway resulting from Exhaustion and fever on Tuesday (August 17). India’s star javelin thrower ought to be high quality after a great relaxation and that he left the perform as a precautionary measure, in line with information company PTI.
“Lots of people turned up and he reached the venue of the welcome perform close to his village on a cavalcade. It took time to achieve the venue of the perform,” the supply knowledgeable information company PTI.
“However halfway into the perform he was feeling exhausted and began having slight fever. So, he left the perform and had taken relaxation at a home close by,” the supply knowledgeable.
“There are some rumours that he has been taken to a hospital. It’s not like that. He’s all proper, it is not a critical situation. Mainly, he’s feeling exhausted resulting from attending many capabilities continuous after his arrival from Tokyo. He’s taking relaxation at a spot not very removed from his home.”
The 23-year-old grew to become the primary Indian track-and-field athlete to win a gold within the Olympics to turn out to be solely the second Indian to win a person gold medal on the Video games after shooter Abhinav Bindra. However a few days after returning house on Monday, he developed a excessive fever and underwent a coronavirus take a look at on the recommendation of medical doctors.
“He has examined adverse for COVID-19. However we’ve put all his engagements on maintain in the meanwhile,” a supply knowledgeable PTI.
Chopra has been attending numerous felicitation capabilities in Delhi. Lastly, he returned house at his native Khandra village, round 15 km from Panipat, on Tuesday to a rousing reception from the locals.