Sports

10 months ago

Neeraj Chopra Throws 87.58m to Win Second Straight Diamond League Title in Lausanne

Neeraj Chopra (symbolic picture)
Neeraj Chopra (symbolic picture)

 

IIE Digital Desk : Neeraj Chopra continued his fine form this season by winning his second straight Diamond League title in Lausanne on Thursday. The Indian javelin thrower threw 87.58m to finish ahead of Anderson Peters of Grenada (86.60m) and Julian Weber of Germany (84.70m).

Chopra's throw was his second-best of the season, and it is the third-best throw in the world this year. The Olympic champion is now in contention to win the Diamond League trophy for the second time in his career. The Diamond League is a series of top-level track and field meets held around the world. The top six finishers in each event in the Diamond League over the course of the season earn points, and the athlete with the most points at the end of the season wins the Diamond Trophy.

Chopra's win in Lausanne is a major boost ahead of the World Athletics Championships, which will be held in Eugene, Oregon, from July 15 to 24. Chopra is one of the favorites to win the gold medal at the World Championships. Neeraj Chopra's win in Lausanne is a major achievement. He is the first Indian to win two Diamond League titles, and he is now in contention to win the Diamond Trophy for the second time in his career.

Chopra's throw of 87.58m is the third-best throw in the world this year. He is now in contention to win the gold medal at the World Athletics Championships. Chopra's form this season is a major boost for Indian athletics. He is one of the favorites to win the gold medal at the World Championships, and he will be hoping to continue his fine form in Eugene.


You might also like!