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Indian postal department dedicates a golden postbox to Tokyo Olympics champion Neeraj Chopra

Indian postal department dedicates a golden postbox to Tokyo Olympics champion Neeraj Chopra

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The gold-coloured postbox has been placed by the Indian post office at Khandra in Panipat, Haryana – Neeraj Chopra’s hometown. The Indian post office - the country’s public postal service - has installed a gold-painted postbox in Neeraj Chopra's hometown in Haryana to mark the javelin thrower's gold medal win at the Tokyo Olympics. A postbox is usually a red-coloured, barrel-shaped container placed in common public locations where people can drop their personal letters - envelopes or postcards - to be collected and delivered by the government post and telegraph office. At Tokyo 2020, Neeraj Chopra created history as he won the gold medal in men's javelin throw with an attempt measuring 87.58m. He is the first Indian track and field athlete to win an Olympic medal. Neeraj Chopra...