It is exciting and self-achieving both for Neeraj Chopra; he returned to the ground after one month of recovering from injury.
Olympic champion Neeraj Chopra is the pride of his County, India, for winning the men’s javelin throw gold medal at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. He proved that practice and willing power can achieve everything in the world.
The 24-year-old field athlete made the country proud again, becoming the first Indian who won the Diamond League event on 26th August 2022 in Lausanne.
First, for the country who won the Diamond League by throwing a javelin of 89.08m. It is more than his Olympics performance with 87.58m in the Tokyo Olympics, 2021.
In the last month of July, star Indian javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra won the silver at the World Championship in the USA.
This victory helped golden Chopra to qualify for the Diamond League finals in Zurich in the upcoming month.
After the event, Neeraj Chopra said, “I am delighted with my result tonight. 89m is a great performance. I am especially pleased as I am coming back from an injury and tonight was a good indicator that I have recovered well,
In the same event, he added, “I had to skip Commonwealth Games due to injury and I was a bit nervous. Tonight has given me a lot of confidence to finish the season on a high, with a strong performance in Zurich DL Final.”
Indian Athletic Diamond Neeraj skipped the latest Commonwealth Games in Birmingham with a groin injury. However, his record-breaking throw in the Stockholm Diamond League continued in Lausanne.
Chopra with his best throw of 89.08 m in the very first attempt, and it is enough for him to win the gold medal. He is truly a successor of Milkha Singh and P.T Usha.