Tokyo Olympics gold medallist Neeraj Chopra has received his customised Mahindra XUV 700 with 87.58 (his Olympics throw) imprinted on it.
Receiving the Mahindra XUV700, Neeraj Chopra wrote, “Thank you @anandmahindra ji for the new set of wheels with some very special customisation! I’m looking forward to taking the car out for a spin very soon”.
Apart from Neeraj, Tokyo Paralympics gold medallist Sumit Antil also received his ‘golden javelin’ edition of Mahindra XUV 700.
“Thank you so much @anandmahindra sir for the beast My first SUV car and its XUV700 Golden javelin edition This will surely motivate me to do even more better in future. JAI HIND,” tweeted Sumit Antil.
“We are so proud of you @sumit_javelin. Thank you for giving us the privilege of sharing our very own ‘Javelin’ with you! May the Force be with you always (sic),” Anand Mahindra wrote sharing a picture of Sumit Antil posing with the car.
Earlier, Anand Mahindra had announced that he would felicitate Neeraj and Sumit with a customised Mahindra XUV 700 after his Tokyo Olympic win.
Neeraj Chopra created a new record for India by throwing Javelin at 87.58 mtr distance, making him the only Indian to win a gold at track and field events in Olympics, and also the only India to win a gold at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics. The model gets a special emblem depicting javelin throw with 87.58 embossed.
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(With inputs from ANI)