Basketball participant Dwight Howard making a slam dunk at the 2008 Summer Olympics. Former athlete PT Usha, who came fourth in the women’s 400 metres on the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics, additionally hailed Chopra’s achievement. Thank you my son @Neeraj—chopra1,” she tweeted, together with a photograph of her with the javelin thrower. “Thirteen years after shooter Abhinav Bindra won unbiased India’s first particular person Olympic gold in Beijing, 23-year-old Chopra obliterated the sphere with a finest throw of 87.58 metres. A sixth jockey was arrested Tuesday as part of an investigation into alleged race-fixing in Britain. Organizers have struggled with finances, housing and transportation problems.