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World Athletics Championship, Neeraj Chopra created history

By Akshay - August 28, 2023 11:25 AM

World Athletics Championship: Neeraj Chopra threw the best throw of the day in the second after the first attempt was fouled. After that he hit 86. 32 m, 84. 64 m, 87. 73 meters and 83. Throws 98 meters.

Olympic medalist Neeraj Chopra created a new record by winning the gold medal at the World Athletics Championships.

Olympic medalist Neeraj Chopra has once again created history. He has created a new record by winning the gold medal in the World Athletics Championship. In the men's javelin throw competition, Neeraj threw the javelin 88.17 meters and put gold in India's bag.

  • Golden boy Neeraj Chopra created history
  • Gold won in World Athletics Championship
  • First Indian to win Gold in World Athletics Championship

Neeraj Chopra's best throw of the day in the second after his first attempt was fouled. After this he threw throws of 86.32m, 84.64m, 87.73m and 83.98m and captured the gold.

Pakistan's Arshad Nadeem won the silver with a season's best throw of 87.82 m and Yakub Walesh of the Czech Republic won the bronze with a season's best throw of 86.86. Was of 67 meters.

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Neeraj became the second Indian to win Olympics and World Championship

Coming to Neeraj Chopra, Chopra has become the second Indian after shooter Abhinav Bindra to win the Olympics and the World Championship at the same time. Bindra won the world championship at the age of 23 and Olympic gold at the age of 25. Chopra became the first Indian to win a gold medal in athletics at the 2021 Olympics in Tokyo. He had won a silver medal at the 2022 World Championships in Eugene. Before him, Anju Bobby George had won a bronze medal in the long jump at the Paris World Championships in 2003.

Neeraj became the third player in the world to win Olympic and world title at the same time

Neeraj became the third javelin thrower to win the Olympic and World titles at the same time. Before him Jan Zelezny of Czech Republic and Andreas T of Norway have done this feat. Zelezny won Olympic titles in 1992, 1996 and 2000, while winning the world championships in 1993, 1995 and 2001. Andreas won the 2008 Olympics and the 2009 World Championships.

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