Neeraj Chopra wins Diamond League final, makes history again


Diamond League: Indian Olympic gold medalist Neeraj Chopra made history by winning the Diamond League final in Zurich, Switzerland.

Neeraj Chopra wrapped up the title with his second javelin throw of 88.44 metres. Neeraj Chopra, the Indian javelin thrower, is the first Indian to win this event. Neeraj’s throw was a foul in the first round. He threw 88.00 meters in the third, 86.11 meters in the fourth, 87.00 meters in the fifth and 83.60 meters in the sixth attempt.

He missed the first try

Neeraj Chopra’s first attempt was a foul. It wasn’t a good start for Neeraj.

Not the start Neeraj wanted because his first attempt was a foul. First round Jacob Wadligsch, Patrick Gilms and Julian Webber took the lead.

Neeraj Chopra threw 88.44 meters in the second attempt.

Neeraj threw 88.44 meters in the second attempt. With this throw, Neeraj took the lead in this round. On this run, Olympic silver medalist Jacob Fadeledge threw 86.00 metres.

Neeraj Chopra in the Diamond League Final

Neeraj Chopra threw 88.00 meters in the third attempt

– Neeraj Chopra’s third javelin attempt at 88.00 metres. In this effort too, Neeraj kept increasing.

Neeraj threw 86.11 meters in the fourth attempt

– Neeraj Chopra hit 86.11m on his fourth attempt.

Neeraj threw 87.00 meters in the fifth attempt

Neeraj Chopra threw 87 meters in his fifth attempt. In this round, Neeraj Chopra also maintained the lead.

Neeraj Chopra missed the 2022 Commonwealth Games

Neeraj Chopra did not participate in the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham due to a thigh injury. Neeraj Chopra injured at the World Athletics Championships. The World Championships was held in Eugene, USA in July of this year.

Athletes in the Diamond League Final

Jacob Vadelijsch from the Czech Republic

Julian Weber from Germany

Neeraj Chopra from India

Patrick Galium from Latvia

Leandro Ramo for Portugal

Curtis Thompson from USA

Neeraj Chopra’s Achievements

– Recorded by javelin throwing 68.46 meters in the National U-16 Championship in Lucknow in 2012.

Javelin throwing record is 86.48m at the 2016 World Junior Championships.

At the 2018 Commonwealth Games, he won the gold medal with the 86.47-meter javelin.

At the 2017 Jakarta Asian Games, he won the gold with a throw of 88.06 metres.

2021 Tokyo Olympics gold medal 87.58m javelin throwing gold medal

– Neeraj Chopra was awarded the Arjuna Award in 2018 after winning the gold medal at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.

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