Celebrations took place at Neeraj Chopra's residence in Panipat, Haryana on August 28 after he won India's first gold medal at the World Athletics Championship in Budapest. Neeraj recorded his best throw of 88.17m in his second attempt and managed to keep his lead intact till the very end. Nadeem, the Commonwealth Games champion with 87.82m got a silver medal. Czech Republic's Jakub Vadlejch secured the bronze with the best throw of 86.67m. This is Neeraj's second medal at the World Championships after he secured a silver last year.