Here is all you need to know about emerging javelin throw star from India, Virendra Yadav along with his biography and coach, who shines at the 38th National Junior Athletics
In the javelin throw event, Bihar’s Lal Virendra Yadav set a new record and took home the gold medal at the 38th National Junior Athletics Meet.
Who is javelin throw star Virendra Yadav, biography, age, parents, hometown state, record and coach
Virendra Yadav (231) from Bihar registers 69.45m in men's U-16 javelin throw. Breaks national record set by Himanshu few minutes back at National Junior Athletics Championships. #IndianAthletics pic.twitter.com/4dSSzV12pw
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On the final day of the National Junior Athletics Championships in 2023, Virendra Yadav broke the junior national record in the U-16 men’s javelin with a best throw of 69.45 metres.
With a javelin throw of 69.54 metres, Virendra Yadav set a new record, the Bihar State Sports Authority Director General Ravindran Shankaran was so overwhelmed and hopeful for future. He said, as per Indiapostsen.com:
There are a lot of possibilities in the future. Bihar also has the potential to produce another Neeraj Chopra at the national level. The sports movement in Bihar is rapidly moving towards its new heights.
The Bihar State Sports Authority Director General continued:
Today, the whole of Bihar is celebrating Diwali due to the wonder of Jamui’s Lal.
There has been a surge in the number of people applauding Virendra Yadav for his efforts in making Bihar proud. In wake of this, let us have a look at who this youngster is.
Who is Virendra Yadav?
Virendra Yadav is an emerging Javeline younger from Jamui district in Bihar.
Young athlete Virendra has brought honour to his state by winning the gold medal in the under-16 javelin throw competition at the 38th National Junior Athletics Championship, which takes place from November 7–10 in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu.
Who are Virendra Yadav’s parents and siblings?
Virendra Yadav’s father is a farmer, as per a report by Khel Now, however, we don’t know the name of his father and mother.
He has an elder brother named Sudama Kumar Yadav who is also an athlete like him and is coached under the same coach as Virendra.
Who is Virendra Yadav’s coach?
Virendra Yadav is coached by Ashutosh Kumar Singh who had some proud words for the youngster following his record-setting performance at the 38th National Junior Athletics.