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Neeraj Chopra scripts another history, wins Lausanne Diamond League Meet title

Neeraj Chopra wins Lausanne Diamond League Meet title

Neeraj Chopra has made India proud again. He has scripted another history in the Lausanne Diamond League Meet by winning the gold medal. He has become the first Indian to do that. Diamond League Meet was held on 26/8/2022 in Switzerland.

Our shooting Olympic gold medallist, Abhinav Bindra was also at the ground and witnessed the event. All Indians have woken up to this proud news on the Saturday morning. He won the medal with his first throw of 89.08m. His second throw was 85.18m. With this win he also qualified for the Zurich Final and 2023 World Championships. It has to be noted that he recently had to skip the Commonwealth Games due to a groin injury. This was his first competition after that event but he showed no sign of any injury. It seems that the 1 month rest and rehabilitation has done him a world of good. Neeraj was obviously very happy with the final result and was very pleased with his performance after coming back from the injury.

He is the current reigning Olympic champion. He debuted at the Tokyo Olympics held in 2020 and won the gold medal in the javelin throw event. He had topped the qualifying round with a throw of 86.65 m and entered the finals of the event. He won the gold medal with a throw of 87.58 m. Post this, he won the silver medal in Paavo Nurmi Games held in Finland with a throw of 89.3 m. This was his personal best as well.

Post that he participated in Stockhom Diamond league where he won the silver medal with a throw of 89.94 beating this previous best of 89.3m. Post this he participated in World Athletics Championship and he secured the silver medal with a throw of 88.13 m. This was India’s second medal in World Athletics Championship after Anju Bobby George bronze in 2003. He suffered a groin injury and missed out on the recently held Commonwealth Games in Australia. So far Neeraj has a medal decorated career. We hope Neeraj continue to rise and shine and keep winning more medal thereby making the entire country proud.

Harish Yadav

Harish Yadav is the regular reader of different newspapers and articles and writes about Financing and Investments. He also often writes for breaking news.

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