87 Days, 6 medals, 2 national records: Neeraj Chopra's hot streak

Neeraj Chopra's historic Olympic gold medal led to innumerable felicitations across India

at the Paavo Nurmi Games in Finland on June 14

he returned with a bang. In his first competitive event in 311 days,

he needed just two throws to shatter his own national record [88.07m] with 89.30m

Over 87 days, Neeraj Chopra picked up a World Championships silver

two personal bests and a podium finish in all six events he competed in

 capping it with the Diamond League title on Thursday night

All the public events, and the demands of sponsors and advertisers, eventually took a toll on his health

he had to leave a ceremony near his village midway due to exhaustion and fever