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Neeraj Chopra wins gold medal for India at Paavo Nurmi Games

June 19, 2024 01:40 PM
 Neeraj Chopra wins gold medal for India at Paavo Nurmi Games

Punjab Newsline, New Delhi, June 19-
World champion Neeraj Chopra won gold medal with his best throw at 85.97m in the men's javelin throw competition at the Paavo Nurmi Games 2024 athletics meet in Turku, Finland on Tuesday.
With a powerful throw in his first attempt, Neeraj Chopra was leading at 83.62m. However, the champion faced a small setback as he trailed behind Oliver Helander who took the lead with an effort of 83.95m.

However, the disappointment was not for long as the world champion returned with 85.97m throw in his third attempt and was leading the fray again. Chopra in his fourth attempt pulled 82.21m throw. Chopra's fifth attempt was not recorded.

Leading to the Olympics 2024, Neeraj started his season at the Doha Diamond League on May 11 and ended in second place with a throw of 88.36m. Olympic and World champion Indian javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra feels that he has not reached his peak yet and revealed the throw eight years back which is the only throw that has ever left him satisfied in his career.throw in his first attempt, Neeraj Chopra was leading at 83.62m. However, the champion faced a small setback as he trailed behind Oliver Helander who took the lead with an effort of 83.95m.
However, the disappointment was not for long as the world champion returned with 85.97m throw in his third attempt and was leading the fray again. Chopra in his fourth attempt pulled 82.21m throw. Chopra's fifth attempt was not recorded.
After the Paavo Nurmi Games, Chopra will next be seen in action at the Paris Diamond League on July 7.

 
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