Neeraj Chopra, Tokyo Olympics gold medalist from India, won the Diamond League Meet title with his best throw of 89.08m. With this, Chopra becomes the first Indian to clinch the prestigious Diamond League Meet title. Chopra has been qualified for the finals which are scheduled to be conducted on September 7 and 8, and is also expected to take part in the 2023 World Championships.
After missing the Commonwealth Games 2022 due to injury, the Javelin star Neeraj Chopra is all set to take part in the Lausanne Diamond League Meeting. Taking to Twitter, the Olympic Gold medalist shared a photo with the caption, "Feeling strong and ready for Friday. Thanks for the support, everyone. See you in Lausanne! @athletissima." The Lausanne Diamond League is scheduled to be held on August… read-more
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According to the most recent sources, Neeraj Chopra, the gold medallist from the Tokyo Olympics, will not compete in the 2022 Commonwealth Games owing to an injury. Neeraj was India's greatest chance to win gold at the Birmingham Games, having most recently earned the silver medal at the World Athletics Championship 2022. At the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Neeraj earned the gold medal in the javelin throw competition.
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After the historic win at the World Championship, Javelin star Neeraj Chopra will be seen at the 2022 Commonwealth Games. The event scheduled from July 28 to August 8, will be held in Birmingham, the United Kingdom. Chopra will be representing India in Men's Javelin event, scheduled on August 5. Furthermore, recently,… read-more
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India's Olympic Gold medalist Neeraj Chopra secured another medal for India, by winning the javelin throw event at the Kuortane Games in Finland. On June 18, he clinched the top spot against champion Anderson Peters of Grenada. Chopra's opening throw of 86.69m was his winning distance, in one throw. Chopra's earlier national record was 88.07m which he had set in Patiala in March, breaking his old record of 87.58m Olympic-throw.
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India's Olympic gold medalist Neeraj Chopra once again made India proud, and set his new record with a throw of 89.30 metres at the Paavo Nurmi Games in Finland. He secured a silver medal, bettering his own national record of 88.07 meters. Furthermore, after Tokyo Olympics, this is his first International competition. While Chopra secured a silver medal, Oliver Helander secured gold with a throw of 89.93 metres.
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At the Tokyo Paralympics, a throw of 64.35 meters earned the 40-year-old Devendra Jhajharia, India's greatest Paralympian, a silver medal, and Sundar Singh Gurjar bronze medal in the men's javelin throw of 64.01 meters final event on August 30. India now has seven medals from the Paralympics 2020 Games. Ajeet Singh, the only third Indian javelin thrower in the final finished in eighth place.
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A stadium at the Army Sports Institute has been renamed after Tokyo Olympics Gold Winner Neeraj Chopra. Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on August 27 inaugurated the stadium in Maharashtra. Besides, Army Chief General MM Naravane and Neeraj Chopra were also present there. ASI has trained 34 Olympians, 22 Commonwealth Games winners, 21 Asian Games medallists, six Youth Games medallists, and… read-more
While explaining his hurried first throw, Olympic gold-medallist, Neeraj Chopra, said that he asked Pakistan's Arshad Nadeem to pass the javelin he was searching for as Nadeem was standing around it. Many misunderstood his comments and assumed Nadeem was tampering with Chopra's javelin. "I would request everyone to please not use me and my comments as a medium to further your vested interests and propaganda", the 23-year-old stated.
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Poland's Maria Magdalena Andrejczyk who won the silver medal for Javelin's throw at the Tokyo Olympics 2020 posted on Facebook that she would go ahead and sell off her silver to pay for an 8-month-old Miloszek Malysa's heart surgery. The top contender was the Polish convenience store chain, Zabka, placing a bid of $125,000. Zabka, however, did not claim the medal and said that they would let the Olympian keep her Silver.