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- Diamond League 2022; Neeraj Chopra Won Silver Medal And Broke National Record
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Star javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra has won silver medal in Diamond League. This is his second major medal after Olympic Games-2020. He has once again set a national record. Neeraj has thrown a javelin of 89.94.
Neeraj Chopra broke his own national record of 89.30m with a throw of 89.94m in his debut attempt at the prestigious Diamond League Meet in Stockholm on Thursday. For the time being, this also became his record in the Diamond League meet, but did not last long. Grenada’s world champion Anderson Peters set a new meet record with a throw of 90.31m in his third attempt. He failed to do better than that after the first attempt and had to be content with the silver medal. The Indian star covered distances of 84.37m, 87.46m, 84.77m, 86.67 and 86.84m in his five throw attempts. Anderson Peters became the champion with 90.31m and Julian Weber won the bronze medal with a distance of 89.08m in his fifth attempt.
Let us inform that Indian star Neeraj Chopra won the silver medal in the Pavo Nurmi Athletics Meet.
First Indian to win Diamond League Medal
24-year-old Neeraj Chopra has become the first Indian player to win a medal in the Diamond League. Let us inform that Neeraj became the first Indian player to win a gold medal in the track and field event at the Olympic Games. He has played 7 Diamond Leagues, in which three played in 2017 and four in 2018, but could not win a medal in it. 2 times in 4th place.
Now eye on the world championship
After winning medals in the Olympic Games and the World Cup, Neeraj will now be eyeing the third major event World Championship in athletics. All three medalists from the Tokyo Olympics will participate in this.
Remind that only long jumper Anju Bobby George has been able to get the country a medal in the World Championship. Anju has won a bronze medal in this world-class competition held in Paris in 2003.