World Athletics C’ship: Neeraj Chopra grabs silver with 88.13m throw in fourth try

Oregon [US], July 24 (ANI): Tokyo Olympic gold medallist Neeraj Chopra, on Sunday, clinched the silver medal within the males’s javelin throw ultimate on the prestigious World Athletics Championships in Eugene.

Neeraj recorded a distance of 88.13m in his fourth-attempt throw and secured the second place.

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The Olympic medallist began the proceedings with a foul throw, which was adopted by 82.39m and 86.37m. It was lastly within the fourth try when he recorded the space of 88.13m, which put him in rivalry for the silver medal.

The final two makes an attempt by Neeraj went foul throws, and thus, he ended up within the second place. The primary place was held by defending champion Anderson Peters of Grenada, who recorded a distance of 90.54m.

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Neeraj additionally turned India’s first ever monitor and area athlete to take the silver medal within the World Championships, and second to bag a podium end after the legendary lengthy jumper Anju Bobby George had completed third within the Paris Worlds in 2003.

Then again, World Championships debutant Rohit Yadav completed on the tenth place after making makes an attempt of 78.72m, 78.05m and 77.95m. (ANI)

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