(Born December 24, 1997): The Javelin Thrower must now be among India’s most recognised athletes. The long-haired lad from Haryana first caught the fans’ imagination when he won the World Junior Athletics Championships in Bydgoszcz, Poland, on July 23, 2016, with a throw of 86.48m. In 2018, he won gold in the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast (86.47m) and the Asian Games in Jakarta (88.06m) but had to take time off for rest and rehabilitation owing to an elbow injury. He secured qualification for the Olympic Games with a throw of 87.86m in the ACNW League Meeting 1 in Potchefstroom, South Africa, to mark his return to competition after 16 months in rehabilitation. He improved his own National Record to 88.07m in the Indian Grand Prix 1 in Patiala on March 5, 2021. Subsequently, he has thrown 86.79m in the Kuortane Games in Finland on June 27, 2021.