IAAF World Championships 2023: In the javelin throw final of the World Athletics Championships held in Budapest, the capital of Hungary, Indian star player Neeraj Chopra created history and captured gold. Let us tell you that along with winning gold, Neeraj has registered a record in his name. Neeraj Chopra has become the first Indian athlete to win gold in any World Athletics Championship.
Neeraj targets gold
Indian star javelin thrower and 2020 Tokyo Olympic gold medalist Neeraj Chopra won the gold medal in the javelin event of the World Athletics Championships, which concluded in Budapest, Hungary. Let us tell you that Neeraj threw the javelin of 88.17 meters and won the gold. Pakistan’s player Arshad Nadeem won the silver medal, while Yakub Wadewicz won the bronze medal with 86.67m. India’s Kishor Jena and DP Manu finished 5th and 6th by throwing javelin of 84.77m and 84.17m respectively. Let us tell you that Neeraj had earlier won a silver medal in the World Championship played in Eugene in the year 2022.
Indian players shine
Let us tell you that Indian players dominated the javelin throw final. Apart from Neeraj Chopra, DP Manu and Kishore Jena brought laurels to the whole of India by performing brilliantly. While Kishor Jena finished 5th in the Javelin final, DP Manu finished 6th. Apart from this, Arshad Nadeem of Pakistan also won the first medal for Pakistan. Arshad captured the silver medal, winning the first medal for Pakistan.
including Diamond League Neeraj is the owner of the Olympics title
Let us tell you that Neeraj Chopra has won all the big titles in Javelin Throw Games. After winning gold at the World Junior Athletics Championships in 2016, Neeraj did not look back and went on to win title after title. Let us tell you that in the year 2017, Neeraj won the Gold Medal in the Asian Championships, Gold in the 2018 Asian Games, Gold in the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games. After this, Neeraj became the first Indian to win a gold medal in the Tokyo Olympics played in the year 2020, creating history. Neeraj became the first Indian to win the title in the Zurich Diamond League Finals in the year 2022.
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