Lausanne: Olympic champion javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra on Friday created historical past but once more by turning into the primary Indian to win the Lausanne stage title of the Diamond League Meet. With this, he has additionally reached the ultimate of the Diamond League in Zurich on 7 and eight September. He’s the primary Indian to realize this feat. He has additionally certified for the 2023 World Championship in Budapest, Hungary.
Chopra (24) threw the javelin 89.08m repeat 89.08m within the first try and clinch the title. That is the third finest effort of his profession. He didn’t take part within the Commonwealth Video games in Birmingham because of damage. Chopra, who hails from Panipat in Haryana, has change into the primary Indian to win a Diamond League title. Earlier than Chopra, discus thrower Vikas Gowda is the one Indian to make it to the highest three of the Diamond League meet.
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