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Switzerland Tourism honours Neeraj Chopra with plaque at Jungfrau’s Ice Palace | More sports News – Times of India

Switzerland Tourism honours Neeraj Chopra with plaque at Jungfrau’s Ice Palace | More sports News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: India’s Olympic and world champion javelin thrower, Neeraj Chopra, has been commemorated with a plaque at the renowned Ice Palace atop Jungfraujoch, famously dubbed the ‘Top of Europe’, in Switzerland.
In recognition of Chopra’s exceptional achievements, Jungfraujoch extended a warm welcome to the sports icon for the unveiling of the commemorative plaque, as stated by Switzerland Tourism.
Chopra generously contributed one of his javelins to the tourist attraction, which now proudly sits alongside the plaque.
He joins the ranks of stars such as Roger Federer and golfer Rory McIlroy, who also hold similar commemorative plaques at the Ice Palace.
According to Switzerland Tourism, the Wall of Fame at Jungfraujoch stands as a testament to the indomitable spirit of accomplishment and dedication.
Expressing his gratitude at the unveiling of the plaque, Chopra said, “I am humbled by the love and appreciation I have received in this country. To have a plaque installed here in this stunning Ice Palace was beyond my wildest dreams, yet here I am.
“I feel on top of the world, as I stand at the Top of Europe.”
Chopra enthralled the attendees by showcasing his Javelin-throwing skills. Chopra had earlier gifted a javelin to the Olympic Museum in Switzerland.