New Delhi. Star javelin thrower from India who broke his nationwide document within the first occasion after successful the gold medal at Tokyo Olympics Neeraj Chopra (Neeraj Chopra) says that he’s glad along with his efficiency and needs to work extra on his approach. After the Tokyo Olympics, Neeraj on Tuesday scored 89 within the Paav Nurmi Video games 2022 in Finland. Throwing 30 meters javelin broke his personal nationwide document and received a silver medal.
Neeraj Chopra mentioned, ‘I’m proud of my efficiency. It was my first event of the season and glad to have began the season effectively. This has boosted my confidence. I wish to work on my approach, throws and total efficiency. Can have an eye fixed on the great efficiency within the upcoming tournaments. Earlier his nationwide document was 88. It was of 07 meters which was made in Patiala final yr. He took the 87 in Tokyo on 7 August 2021. Gained gold medal with a throw of 58 metres.
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Now his eyes are on Birmingham Commonwealth Video games. Neeraj Chopra mentioned, ‘Now the main focus is on the subsequent few tournaments and there will probably be powerful competitors within the Commonwealth Video games too.’ In Finland, host participant Oliver Helander made 89. Gained gold with 83m whereas reigning world champion Anderson Peters of Granada completed third. Neeraj Chopra is the primary Indian to win a medal within the monitor and subject occasion on the Olympics.
24-year-old Neeraj Chopra hit the monitor 10 months after the Tokyo Olympics. He’s at present coaching overseas. Within the Commonwealth Video games 2022, Neeraj will land as a contender for the gold medal. Earlier than this, Neeraj will take part within the Korten Video games in Finland on Saturday. He’s at present dwelling in Finland solely. After this he’ll take part within the Diamond League.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : June 16, 2022, 08:59 AM IST