Neeraj Chopra Wins Javelin For India’s First Ever Olympic Athletics Gold

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India’s Neeraj Chopra celebrates after profitable the boys’s javelin throw remaining throughout the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games on the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo on August 7, 2021. (Photo by Ben STANSALL / AFP)

 

 

Neeraj Chopra gained the boys’s javelin on Saturday for India’s first-ever Olympic athletics gold.

Chopra, 23, managed a profitable better of 87.58 metres to go one higher than India’s earlier finest: two silver medals gained within the 200m and now-defunct 200m hurdles on the 1900 Paris Games by British-Indian Norman Pritchard.

The Czech Republic crammed out the rostrum at Tokyo’s Olympic Stadium, Jakub Vadlejch taking silver with 86.67m and Vitezslav Vesely claiming bronze with 85.44m.

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Neeraj Chopra Wins Javelin For India’s First Ever Olympic Athletics Gold

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