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World Athletics Championships: Neeraj Chopra qualifies for last with 88.77m throw in first try

Budapest [Hungary], August 25 (ANI): India’s ‘Golden Boy’ Neeraj Chopra on Friday produced one other sterling efficiency to seal his spot within the males’s javelin throw last on the prestigious World Athletics Championships in Budapest, Hungary.

The World Athletics Championships 2023 is being held within the Hungarian capital of Budapest from August 19 to 27. Placed within the Group A Qualifier, Olympic gold medalist Neeraj recorded a large throw of 88.77m in his first try, breaching the qualifying mark of 83.00m.

Neeraj, who went into the championships as world’s top-ranked javelin thrower, did not take his second and third makes an attempt. With this large throw, Neeraj has additionally certified for the 2024 Paris Olympics.

The qualifying lower of the Budapest 2023, the nineteenth version of the world athletics championships, males’s javelin throw competitors last is about at 83.00 m.

Last yr, the 25-year-old Tokyo Olympic medalist had gained the silver medal on the World Championships in Eugene.

Neeraj has already gained gold on the Olympics, Commonwealth Games and the Asian Games. He can also be the Diamond League winner.

At least 12 gamers can be going into the ultimate which can happen on Sunday.

Neeraj’s compatriots DP Manu and Kishore Jena can be taking part in Group B. Twenty-seven Indian athletes are competing in 15 occasions at Budapest 23. (ANI)