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Neeraj Chopra admitted to hospital with high fever

Neeraj Chopra won the gold medal in the javelin throw during the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. However, his health seems to have suffered, as he has a high fever and is admitted to the hospital.

Neeraj Chopra admitted to hospital with high fever-ayh
Panipat, First Published Aug 18, 2021, 6:58 PM IST

India javelin thrower made the nation proud by winning the gold medal during the Tokyo Olympics. Consequently, he has been the subject of attention all over the country.

Since he arrived in India, he has been busy taking part in numerous functions and felicitation ceremonies. However, amidst all of it, it seems like his health has taken a toll.

During a welcome ceremony in Panipat, he has to leave the function midway after complaining of a high fever. Consequently, he was taken to the hospital as a precautionary measure, while he had tested negative for COVID a few days back.

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Neeraj Chopra admitted to hospital with high fever-ayh

As per Neeraj's friends and family members, he took part in a car rally between Delhi and Panipat, which was completed in six hours. While he was already on medication, he seems to have got the temperature amidst the heat.

Meanwhile, Neeraj's family will have to wait a little longer on giving him a proper welcome at home. His mother Saroj Devi told ANI that she had prepared 'churma' for him, while his gold medal would be kept at the temple, as it was owing to gold's blessings that he has attained such success.

Meanwhile, another relative said that all the preparations for a grand welcome have been made. While the temple would perform some rituals on the gild medal, around 25,000 to 30,000 people would be treated with food, as the village is festive.

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