Neeraj Chopra Javelin Throw Qualification World Athletics Championships 2022 Latest Updates: Neeraj Chopra has qualfiied for the final.
Neeraj Chopra, India’s golden kid, is targeting victory at the 2022 World Athletics Championships in Oregon, USA. Last year, he ended India’s lengthy wait for an Olympic gold medal in athletics. Neeraj is in fantastic shape considering that he only began his season last month. In just three competitions, he has already smashed the national record thrice. In his season opener at the Paavo Nurmi Games in Finland, he broke the national record with a throw of 89.94 metres at the Stockholm Diamond League.
In his season opener at the Paavo Nurmi Games in Finland, he broke the national record with a throw of 89.94 metres at the Stockholm Diamond League.
The two qualifying groups will feature a combined 32 javelin throwers. The top 12 from that point on will advance to Saturday’s final.
The current world champion Anderson Peters of Grenada, who has crossed the 90-point threshold three times this year and edged Neeraj Chopra to the gold in Stockholm, will be his major rival. Oliver Helander of Finland, who recently astonished both Neeraj and Peters at the Paavo Nurmi Games, Jakub Vadlejch of the Czech Republic, Julian Weber of Germany, and London 2012 silver medalist
Neeraj Chopra is competing at the senior World Athletics Championships for the second time. Neeraj failed to make it to the final of the 2017 global championships in London despite throwing 82.26 metres. Neeraj Chopra had to miss the 2019 season due to elbow surgery.
Neeraj Chopra would become just the second Indian athlete to achieve so at the Olympics after Anju Bobby George, who won the bronze medal in the women’s long jump event in Paris in 2003.
The men’s javelin will also feature competition from India’s Rohit Yadav, who is in Group B. Yadav has an 82.54m personal best.Topics #Athletics #health #India #javelin #neeraj chopra #Sports #World Athletics