Neeraj Chopra: Neeraj Chopra created history, and became the world’s number-one javelin thrower in the rankings
New Delhi: Olympic medalist Neeraj Chopra has become world number one for the first time in his career in the latest men’s javelin throw rankings released by World Athletics. He once again named India Roshan Chopra topped with 1455 points. he’s from Grenada 22 points ahead of world champion Andersen Peters (1433). Jakub Vadlejch of the Czech Republic, who won a silver medal at the Tokyo Olympics, finished third with 1416 points. Chopra (25) reached world no. 2 on August 30 last year but has not been able to overtake Peters since then.
Neeraj Chopra won the gold medal in Javelin throw for India in the Tokyo Olympics. Chopra did this charisma in 2021, on 7th August. He became the first track and field athlete to win a medal at the Olympics. Not only this, but he became only the second individual player to win a gold medal for India. 25-year-old Neeraj started making headlines from there. The throw record of 89.94 meters is also recorded in the name of Neeraj, which he made in the Diamond League held in Stockholm.
Neeraj Chopra won the Diamond League played in Switzerland in September 2022. He was also the champion of the recently played Diamond League in Doha. Neeraj threw the javelin 88.67 on his first try. After this, no one could throw a spear as far as him.
With this, Neeraj will now play in the next tournament of the 2023 season in Hengloe, Netherlands. Starting on June 4, the name of this competition is Fanny Blankers-Koen Games. At the same time, after this tournament, from June 13, Neeraj will appear in the Nurmi Games, which will be held in Turku, Finland.