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

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India’s Neeraj Chopra celebrates after a success the males’s javelin throw closing in some unspecified time in the future of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Video games at the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo on August 7, 2021. (Portray by Ben STANSALL / AFP)Neeraj Chopra won the males’s javelin on Saturday for India’s first-ever Olympic athletics gold.

Chopra, 23, managed a a success finest of 87.58 metres to switch one better than India’s outdated finest: two silver medals won within the 200m and now-defunct 200m hurdles at the 1900 Paris Video games by British-Indian Norman Pritchard.

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


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