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Neeraj Chopra creates historical past, wins Lausanne Diamond League Meet title with 89.08m throw

Lausanne [Switzerland], August 27 (ANI): Tokyo Olympics gold medallist Neeraj Chopra on Friday clinched the javelin throw competitors on the Lausanne Diamond League with a greatest throw of 89.08m.

With his greatest throw on the occasion, Chopra grew to become the primary Indian to clinch the celebrated Diamond League Meeting title with a win in Lausanne.

Neeraj has thus certified for the Diamond League Finals, which can happen in Zurich, Switzerland from September 7 and eight. He has additionally now certified for the 2023 World Championships.

Neeraj’s throw sequence on the day was 89.08m, 85.18m, he skipped the third try whereas making a foul within the fourth. In additionally skipped his fifth try after which made a shocking throw of 80.04m in his sixth and remaining try.

Czech Republic’s Jakub Valejch threw 85.88m to say the second spot whereas USA’s Curtis Thompson hurled 83.72m for the third spot.

Earlier in July, star Indian javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra was dominated out from Commonwealth Games. Neeraj sustained a groin harm within the finals of the World Athletics Championships in Oregon on Sunday, the place he clinched the silver medal, to finish India’s 19-year-long anticipate a medal on the world championships.

Neeraj had clinched the gold medal within the CWG 2018, which was held in Australia. He additional acknowledged that he’s deeply damage by the truth that he won’t be able to defend his title.

Neeraj had completed second within the Stockholm leg of the celebrated occasion trailing one spot behind the world champion Anderson Peters of Grenada with a nationwide report throw of 89.94m, simply 6cm wanting the 90m mark, the gold customary on the planet of javelin throw. (ANI)