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Indian Star on Javelin; Neeraj wins gold in Lausanne Diamond League

Lausanne: Neeraj Chopra proved as soon as once more that he’s the Indian star in Javelin. Neeraj turned the primary participant to win gold within the Diamond League in Lausanne Diamond League. With this, Neeraj has certified for the Diamond League finals in Zurich subsequent month and the 2023 World Championships in Budapest, Hungary. The World Championship qualifying commonplace is 85.20m.

Neeraj vented his frustration at not with the ability to take part within the Commonwealth Video games as a consequence of damage in Lausanne. Neeraj’s gold was achieved by throwing a distance of 89.09 meters, far behind his rivals. That is additionally the third finest distance of his profession. Neeraj threw the javelin to a distance of 89.09 meters in his first try. 85.18m within the second, the fourth was fouled and the fifth was not thrown. He additionally threw 80.04 meters within the sixth try.

Tokyo Olympics silver medalist Yakub Wadlech took silver with a throw of 85.88m and Kurtis Thompson of the US took bronze with 83.72m. Neeraj additionally holds the file of being the primary Indian participant to enter the Diamond League finals. The highest six finishers right here qualify for the Diamond League Finals. The finals can be held on seven and eight days subsequent month. Neeraj had gained silver within the Stockholm Diamond League. Neeraj had gained the primary medal for an Indian within the Diamond League that day.

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