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Neeraj Chopra injured, pulls out of Commonwealth Games, needs to find new flag bearer

New Delhi: Olympic champion and javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra, who received a silver medal within the World Athletics Meet held yesterday, suffered an damage. Attributable to this, Neeraj is not going to compete within the Commonwealth Video games. Medical doctors have suggested Neeraj to take a month’s relaxation as a consequence of a navel damage. Neeraj’s withdrawal will likely be a setback to India’s medal hopes.

 

Neeraj was supposed to hold the Indian flag within the Commonwealth Video games. The Commonwealth Video games will begin in Birmingham this coming Thursday. It’s uncertain whether or not Neeraj will be capable to compete within the Diamond League on August 26. Neeraj had stated {that a} medal within the Diamond League is his major purpose this 12 months. He was injured within the World Athletic Meet within the US.

 

Neeraj underwent an MRI scan. After that, the physician stated that he wants a month’s relaxation. Neeraj can be the champion of the Commonwealth Video games. The Athletics Federation has knowledgeable that Neeraj just isn’t 100% match. Rajiv Mehta, the overall secretary of the Indian Olympic Affiliation, responded that the problem of who will carry the flag within the Commonwealth Video games will likely be determined in session with the officers of the Olympic Affiliation.

 

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