Olympics LIVE: Indias second-ever individual Olympic gold medalist

By Rohit - August 7, 2021 - Last updated on Aug 23, 2021 02:05 PM Olympics LIVE: Indias second-ever individual Olympic gold medalist

Neeraj Copra has bettered his throw and has covered a distance of 87.03m in the first attempt.

Highlights

Neeraj Chopra wins historic gold in athletics
Neeraj Chopra won a historic athletics gold medal to become Indias second-ever individual Olympic gold medallist after shooter Abhinav Bindra.

Mens javelin throw final | After the fourth attempt: Indias Neeraj Chopra still leads the standings with a best throw of 87.58m, followed by Vesely Vitezslav of the Czech Republic (85.44m) and Julian Webber of Germany (85.30m). Pakistans Arshad Nadeem at 4th (84.62m).

Mens javelin throw final | Foul throw for Indias Neeraj Chopra in his fourth attempt. He is still in the lead

Mens javelin throw final | After the third attempt: Indias Neeraj Chopra still leads the standings with a best throw of 87.58m, followed by Vesely Vitezslav of the Czech Republic (85.44m) and Julian Webber of Germany (85.30m). Germanys Johannes Vetter is out of the top 8 (82.52m).

Mens javelin throw final | Czech Republics Vesely Vitezslav jumps to 2nd with a throw of 85.44m in his third attempt.

Mens javelin throw final | Indias Neeraj Chopra comes up with a 76.79m throw in his third attempt. Still in the lead with a best throw of 87.58m.

Mens javelin throw final | After the second attempt: Indias Neeraj Chopra still leads the standings with a best throw of 87.58m, followed by Julian Webber of Germany (85.30m) and Czech Republics Jakub Vadlejch (83.98m).

Mens javelin throw final | Foul throw from Johannes Vetter of Germany in his second attempt, falls down on the ground and looks in some pain. Medical attention is not required and he is fine. He is at 4th currently.

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